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Book of hours

Explore the intricate art and sacred texts of Book of Hours. Immerse yourself in the rich history and craftsmanship of these illuminated manuscripts.
BOOK OF HOURS, use of Bourges, illuminated manuscript on vellum [ Northern France (Paris), c.1470] Medieval Drawings, Medieval Artwork, Medieval Books, Ancient Books, Medieval Manuscript, Memento Mori, Alexandre Le Grand, Illustrated Manuscript, Illumination Art

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Rene Wanner
SOTW CH3 - Leaves from two illuminated manuscript Books of Hours, on vellum [French Flanders and Delft, fifteenth century] | lot | Sotheby's Medieval Books, Ancient Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Fiona Y Shrek, Illustrated Manuscript, Illumination Art, Book Of Kells, Book Of Hours

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The Nature of Reading Bookshop
Medieval Artwork, Medieval Books, History Books, Art History, O Keeffe Paintings, Images Of Christ, Tarot, Lady Parts, Spiritus

Let’s say you’re flipping through a medieval Christian prayer book (as you do), and suddenly you come across a curious illustration amongst the prayers and psalms of something that looks unmistakably like female genitalia. A scolding voice in your head tells you to get your mind out of the gutter. But you wouldn’t be alone.…

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Dennis Budesheim