Los Angeles, Getty Mus., MSS. 79A and 79B
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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., MSS. 79A and 79B

15th-16th cent. (c. 1198-99), France (Tours)
Vellum; two loose leaves, 243 x 157 and 240 x 170 mm. Full-page miniatures (Louis XII Kneeling in Prayer; The Presentation in the Temple). Detached from London, BL, Royal MS 2.D.XL

Illuminated by Jean Bourdichon [+1521]. Made for Louis XII, King of France (1498-1515): his portrait in MS. 79A
Reputedly owned by Henry VII, King of England (1485-1509)

Acquired in 2004 (acc. 2004.1 and 2004.66)


Other detached leaves: MS. 79; 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