London, BL, Add. MS 82,945
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LONDON, The British Library
Horae Passionis ['Wardington Hours'] – ms.
London, BL, Add. MS 82,945

15th cent. (ca 1410, and ca 1440), France (Paris)
Vellum, 108 x 65 mm, 40+5 ff.; 8 large paintings, borders, decorated initials; 18th-century French red morocco gilt binding. Presumably dismembered in the 18th cent. from a Book of Hours now in the Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)

Illuminated in the worksop of the Master of the Duke of Bedford
Owners: De Courgy (bookplates, 18th cent.); Henry Pomeroy, II Viscount Harberton (1749-1829); sold in 1953 to Bernard Quaritch, London; to Dudley M. Colman (+ 1958)in 1954; Lord Wardington (1924-2005), then his daughter Lucy Anne Pease

Auction: London, Sotheby's, Dec. 2006; export-stopped by the Authority

Cf. The Wardington library incunabula and the Wardington Hours, London: Sotheby's, 2006
http://guenther-rarebooks.com/catalog-online-09/15.php
http://www.artfund.org/artwork/9944/the-wardington-hours

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