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Books of hours in the Fouquet style the relationship of Jean Fouquet and the Hours of Étienne Chevalier to French manuscript illumination of the fifteenth century by Stephen Christopher Clancy

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English


  • Fouquet, Jean, -- ca. 1420-ca. 1480.,
  • Chevalier, Etienne, -- d. 1474.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- France

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Statementby Stephen Christopher Clancy.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 microfiches
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15424133M

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Book of hours, devotional book widely popular in the later Middle book of hours began to appear in the 13th century, containing prayers to be said at the canonical hours in honour of the Virgin Mary. The growing demand for smaller such books for family and individual use created a prayerbook style enormously popular among the wealthy. Jan 15,  · A book of hours was a prayer book containing appropriate prayers for specific hours of the day, days of the week, months, and seasons. Books of hours were usually beautifully illuminated, and some of the more notable ones are among the finest works of medieval art in existence. Hours of Etienne Chevalier by Jean Fouquet (French and English Edition) [Jean Fouquet] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Considered one of the incomparable artistic geniuses of the fifteenth century, Jean Fouquet is best known for The Hours of Etienne ChevalierAuthor: Jean Fouquet. The Book of Hours of Simon de Varie (or the Varie Hours) is a French illuminated manuscript book of hours commissioned by the court official Simon de Varie, with miniatures attributed to at least four artists; hand A who may have been a workshop member of the Bedford Master, the anonymous illustrators known as the Master of Jean Rolin II, the Dunois Master (hand C) and the French miniaturist.

Stephen C. Clancy, Books of Hours in the Fouquet Style: The Relationships of Jean Fouquet and the Hours of Etienne Chevalier to French Manuscript Illumination of the Fifteenth Century (dissert. Cornell University, ). id., A New 'Fouquet Workshop' Book of Hours at the Beinecke Library, Manuscripta, 35 (), pp. , pls. FOUQUET, Jean (b. Book of Hours of Étienne Chevalier Manuscript (Ms. x mm Musée Condé, Chantilly The picture shows a miniature St John at Patmos from the Book of Hours of Étienne Chevalier. Patmos can refer both to an island in the Aegean Sea and to John of Patmos, believed to be the author of the Book of Revelations in the Bible. The Hours of Simon de Varie, as the prayer book is called, is neither as lush nor as elaborate in its decoration as the Hours of Etienne Chevalier, the lavish manuscript on which much of Fouquet. Jul 06,  · An early user of architectural frames, found also in his name manuscript, the Master had previously collaborated with Fouquet himself on a Book of Hours for the use of Angers c (BnF, ms nouv. acq. lat. ). His work on the Arcana volume would agree with a date soon after the Robertet Hours, towards

The book typifies those coveted by middle-class women in Europe in the early s. A medieval poet mocked this materialism, referring specifically to such books: "A book of hours, too, must be mine, just as a nobleman desires. Let it be splendidly crafted in gold and azure, luxurious and elegant.". Jean Fouquet, preeminent French painter of the 15th century. Little is known of Fouquet’s early life, but his youthful work suggests that he was trained in Paris under the Bedford Master. His portrait of Charles VII (c. ; Louvre, Paris), though a panel painting, displays the use of brittle. The destiny of the Book of Hours of Étienne Chevalier remains obscure to this day. What is well known, however, is the man who commissioned the work: Étienne Chevalier, Treasurer of France under the reign of King Charles VII ().. The masterpiece may have remained in his family until the last descendant of Étienne: Nicolas Chevalier, Baron of Crissé (–). Start studying Art through the ages ch Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.