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Lot 521092: Pracht-Manuskript, Stundenbuch / A gothic splendid book of hours with illuminations, wohl Brügge, Umfeld/ Werkstatt Vrelant, um 1460-1480

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Umfang: rot-brauner Maroquineeinband, wohl Ende 19. Jh., Rückenvergoldung und Beschriftung, Goldschnitt, zwei Vorsatzblattlagen, 123 Bll., recto und verso handbeschriebenes Pergament in lateinischer Sprache in schwarzbrauner und roter Tinte, mit Gold staffierten Majuskeln, 12 Bll. lateinischer Kalender nach flämischem Art spärlich besetzt, Einträge in Schwarz, Hauptfeste in Rot geschrieben, z.B. Heiliger Georg (23. April), Johannes der Täufer (24. Juni), Heilige Maria Magdalena (22. Juli), Heilger Laurentinus (10. August), handschriftliche Einträge/ Testament des Maximilien Turpin de Grusons, Ritter des Ordens Unserer Lieben Frau von Karmel (ab1670), Berater des Königs und Kontrolleur der Domäne von Lille und Phalempin in Flandern, (wohl 1634-1704), Illustration: - 13 ganzseitge Miniaturen, wie in Flandern üblich auf eingeschalteteten, überwiegend rückseitig leeren Blättern, wohl bemalt von Werkstatt/ Umfeld des Meisters Willem de Vrelant, die Miniaturen zeigen das in Brügge übliche Bildprogramm: Kreuzigung, Pfingstwunder, thronende Maria mit Christusknaben, Mariä Verkündigung, Heimsuchung, Christi Geburt, Hirtenverkündigung, Anbetung der Könige, Darbringung im Tempel, Flucht nach Ägypten, Bethleminischer Kindermord, König David im Gebet, Auferweckung des Lazarus, jeweils eingefasst von Werkstatt typischer (dreiseitiger) Bordüre aus Dornblatt, Akanthus und Blüten, sowie Gold gepunktetem Hintergrund, - 1 kleine Pièta- Miniatur zur Illustration des Obsecro te (männliche Form), - 5 weitere kleine Miniaturen sind Darstellungen der Heiligen-Suffragien: Heiliger Johannes der Täufer, Heiliger Sebastian, Heiliger Antonius der Große, Heilige Maria Magdalena, Heilige Katharina von Alexandria, Heilige Barbara, - 88 Bll.Text, mit sechszeiliger Prunkinitiale auf Goldgrund in Mauve und Deckweiß, zahlreiche zweizeilige Initialen in Gold, Mauve, Blau und Deckweiß, durchgehend einzeilige Initialen, in Gold und Blau, mit schwarzem bzw. rotem Fleuronnée, - 2 Bll. blanco, Inhalt: Kalender, Stundengebet zum Hl. Kreuz, Stundengebet zum Heiligen Geist, Marienoffizium, Bußpsalmen und Litanei, Totenoffizium, Obsecro te und O intemerata, Suffragien, v.a. im Kalender und vorderem Teil des Officiums vereinzelt handschriftliche Gebetsergänzungen, testamentarische Vermerke und Todestagseintragungen der Familie des Herrn Turpin von Grusons (z. B. Sterbedaten: Mutter, 1. Ehefrau und 29. Januar 1704 Tod des Herren selbst, handschriftlich von Tochter eingetragen), Format: Blattgröße: 17,6 : 12 cm, Schriftspiegel: 10 : 6 cm, Provenienz: wohl ab ca. 1650 Maximilien Turpin, bis zu seinem Tode 1704, danach Besitz seiner Tochter Marie Antoinette (1682-1751), wohl im 19. Jh. in Antwerpen neu gebunden (siehe Signatur Einband), seit ca. 50 Jahren in deutscher Privatsammlung, Zustand: altersbedingt gut, es fehlt die Miniatur der Marienkrönung, Farbverluste bzw. Verwischungen, tlw. Miniaturen alt restauriert, 1 Bll. mit kleinem, alt restaurierten Loch, erste und letzte Blattlage mit stärkerer Beschädigung und fehlender Blattkante, Einband leicht beschädigt und bestossen + Extent: red-brown maroquine binding, late 19th century, spine gilt and lettering, gilt edges, two layers of endpapers, 123 leaves, recto and verso hand-inscribed parchment in Latin in black-brown and red ink, with gold-studded majuscules, 12 leaves Latin calendar in Flemish style sparsely filled, entries in black, main feasts written in red, e.g. St. George (April 23), St. John the Baptist (June 24), Saint Mary Magdalene (July 22), Saint Laurentinus (August 10), handwritten entries/testament of Maximilien Turpin de Grusons, Knight of the Order of Our Lady of Carmel (from1670), advisor to the king and controller of the domain of Lille and Phalempin in Flanders, (probably 1634-1704), Illustration: - 13 full-page miniatures, as was customary in Flanders, on inserted leaves, mostly blank on the reverse, probably painted by the (surroundings of the) workshop of master Willem de Vrelant, the miniatures show the usual pictorial program in Bruges: Crucifixion, Miracle of Pentecost, Enthroned Mary with Christ Child, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation of the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Bethlehem Infanticide, King David in Prayer, Raising of Lazarus, each typically framed by the workshop, (three-sided) border of thorn leaves, acanthus and flowers, as well as a gold-dotted background, - 1 small pièta miniature illustrating the obsecro te (male form), - 5 further small miniatures are depictions of the saints' suffragia: St. John the Baptist, St. Sebastian, St. Anthony the Great, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Barbara, - 88 leaves text, with a six-line ornate initial on a gold ground in mauve and opaque white, numerous two-line initials in gold, mauve, blue and opaque white, single-line initials throughout, in gold and blue, with black or red fleuronnée, - 2 leaf layers blanco, Contents: Calendar, Liturgy of the Hours for the Holy Cross, Liturgy of the Hours for the Holy Spirit, Office of the Virgin Mary, Penitential Psalms and Litany, Office of the Dead, Obsecro te and O intemerata, Suffragia, In the calendar and the front part of the Officium, occasional handwritten additions to prayers, testamentary notes and death date entries of Monsieur Turpin de Gruson's family,( e.g. death dates of mother, first wife and his own death on January 29, 1704, handwritten entry of his daughter), Format: sheet size: 17.6 : 12 cm, writing area: 10 : 6cm, Provenance: approx. since 1650 Maximilien Turpin, until his death in 1704, then owned by his daughter Marie Antoinette (1682-1751), propably rebound in Antwerp in the 19th century (see binding), in a German private collection for ca. 50 years, Condition: good due to its age, the miniature of the Coronation of the Virgin is missing, loss of color and smudging, some of the miniatures have been restored, 1 leaf with a small, old restored hole, the first and last leaf with missing edge, binding slightly disturbed and bumped

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