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MASTER OF THE HOURS OF MARÉCHAL DE BOUCICAUT - Illuminator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MASTER OF THE HOURS OF MARÉCHAL DE BOUCICAUT - Illuminator

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French, 14th – 15th century, male.

Illuminator.

Active in the late 14th and early 15th centuries, this artist takes his name from the famous Book of Hours commissioned by Jean le Meingre, the Maréchal de Boucicaut, between 1405 and 1416 and now in the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. The 43 large miniatures of this manuscript represent one of the masterpieces of medieval illumination. The artist is also known by a second

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