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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Grassi, Giovannino de", -- ca. 1340-1398.,
  • Belbello, Luchino, -- fl. 1448-1462.,
  • Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Firenze.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- Florence.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Italian.,
  • Books of hours.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[introductions and commentary by] Millard Meiss, Edith W. Kirsch.
ContributionsBelbello, Luchino, fl. 1448-1462., Meiss, Millard., Kirsch, Edith W., Catholic Church.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND3363.V57 G72
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. :
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21123191M
ISBN 100500231729

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Abstract: "National Library, Florence The Visconti Hours is the preeminent Italian example of the numerous surviving Books of Hours produced during the late Middle Ages, mainly in countries north of Italy, for the private devotional use of wealthy lay persons."--Amazon. The Visconti Book of Hours preserved in the Biblioteca Nazionale in Florence (Mss. BR e LF 22) is one of the most lavish codices that the Duke of Milan commissioned. With the production of this Book of Hours, along with the manuscripts of secular content just mentioned, the cities of Pavia and Milan became major centers of illuminated manuscripts. Visconti Hours c. , completed c. Manuscript (Landau Finaly 22), x mm Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Florence: Giovannino de' Grassi began illuminating this two-volume prayer-book for Gian Galeazzo Visconti; but it was a long time after they both were dead that the work was completed by Luchino Belbello da Pavia and his assistants. "National Library, Florence The Visconti Hours is the preeminent Italian example of the numerous surviving Books of Hours produced during the late Middle Ages, mainly in countries north of Italy, 5/5(2).

The Visconti hours, National Library, Florence by Grassi, Giovannino de', ca. Belbello, Luchino, 15th cent, Grassi, Giovannino de', ca. , Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Firenze, Books of hours Publisher New York, G. Braziller English. p. 26 cm Reproductions of illuminations by Giovannino de' Grassi and Luchino. The Visconti Book of Hours Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Mss. BR e LF 22 Known as the " Offiziolo Visconti " (or Libro d'Ore Visconti) this two-volume illuminated codex is a particularly lavish work. We owe the illuminations, which date back to separate . THE VISCONTI HOURS, NATIONAL LIBRARY, FLORENCE. [aka Book of Hours of Giangaleazzo Visconti or Hours of Gian Galeazzo Visconti; Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze.] Grassi, Giovannino de', ca Belbello da Pavia aka Luchino Belbello,?-ca. Millard Meiss and Edith W. Kirsch (Introductions; commentary).   The Visconti Book of Hours after Vellum, 25 x 17,9 cm Biblioteca Nazionale, Florence Giovannino de'Grassi began illuminating this two-volume prayer-book for Gian Galeazzo Visconti; but it was a long time after they both were dead that the work was completed by Luchino Belbello da Pavia and his assistants.

The Visconti Hours is a classic example of the personal prayer books of the period, which were generally made for wealthy lay persons. It wasn't finished until after Visconti's (and the dei Grassi's) death. It is now in the Biblioteca Nazionale in Florence. Click to read more about The Visconti Hours: National Library, Florence by Millard Meiss. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). The Visconti hours, National Library, Florence. New York: G. Braziller. MLA Citation. Grassi, Giovannino de'. and Meiss, Millard. and Belbello, Luchino. and Kirsch, Edith W. and Catholic Church. Biblioteca nazionale centrale di Firenze. | Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- Florence. Books of hours: notes on.   Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale, MS. L.F. 22, f. 46v. Griffin. Book of Hours of Giangaleazzo Visconti Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale, MS. L.F. 22, f. 46vViews: K.