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Compilation faite en l'honneur de saint Denis Auteur : Maître François. Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Contributeur : François Ier (roi de France ; 1494-1547). Ancien possesseur Contributeur : Louis XII (roi de France ; 1462-1515). Ancien possesseur Type : manuscrit

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies | Book of hours | Belgium, Bruges | ca. 1480 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Margins with scattered flowers, including iris and roses, interspersed with rosary (?) beads, with small medal inscribed MA[RIA] and chain of violas, inhabited by butterfly | Book of Hours | Belgium, Bruges | ca. 1500 | The Morgan Library & Museum

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MSS M.917, p. 180–M.945, f. 97r

Souls Tormented in Purgatory | Hours of Catherine of Cleves | Illuminated by the Master of Catherine of Cleves | Utrecht, The Netherlands | ca. 1440 | The Morgan Library & Museum

4 of Hounds, from The Stuttgart Playing Cards, ca. 1430. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Landesmuseum Württemberg, Stuttgart (KK grau 34) | This work is featured in the “The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430-1540” exhibition, on view at The Met Cloisters through April 17, 2016. #MetLuxuryCards