Los Angeles, Getty Mus., MS 79
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LOS ANGELES, CA., J. Paul Getty Museum
Horae (the so-called Hours of Henry VII) [fragm.] – ms.
Los Angeles, Getty Mus., MS 79

15th-16th cent. (c. 1198-99), France (Tours)
Vellum, single leaf, 243 x 170 mm. Full-page miniature (Bathsheba Bathing). Detached from London, BL, Royal MS 2.D.XL

Illuminated by Jean Bourdichon [+1520/21]. Made for Louis XII, King of France (1498-1515): his portrait in MS. 79A
Reputedly owned by Henry VII, King of England (1485-1509). Previous owners: D. E. Schwabach (bought in London, Christie's, 11 July 1974, lot 7); Bernard H. Breslauer, +2004

Purchased in 2003 (acc. 2003.105)

Cf. W.M. Voelkle, R.S. Wieck, The Bernard H. Breslauer collection of manuscript illuminations (exhibition catalogue), New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1992, no. 11

Other detached leaves: MSS. 79A and 79B; London, BL, Harley 5966, fol. 9; Add. MS 35254, fols. T, U, V; Cambridge, Magdalene Coll. Pepy's calligr. coll., I, p. 13; Edinburg, NLS, MS 8999