A report on Black Hours, Morgan MS 493, Black books of hours and Book of hours
The Black Hours, MS M.493 (or the Morgan Black Hours) is an illuminated book of hours completed in Bruges between 1460 and 1475.- Black Hours, Morgan MS 493
Black books of hours are a type of luxury Flemish illuminated manuscript books of hours using pages of vellum that were soaked with black dye or ink before they were lettered or illustrated, for an unusual and dramatic effect.- Black books of hours
It is one of seven surviving black books of hours, all originating from Bruges and dated to the mid-to-late 15th century.- Black Hours, Morgan MS 493
Some of the miniatures in the books, notably in the Morgan library Black Hours, are linked to a follower of Willem Vrelant due to stylistic resemblance to faces from some of his known works.- Black books of hours
Black Hours (1460–1475): New York, Morgan Library, Morgan MS 493 — an example of Black Hours, codices copied on black pages- Book of hours
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Black Hours of Galeazzo Maria Sforza0 links
The Black Hours of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, M 1856 is an illuminated book of hours, now in the Austrian National Library in Vienna (Codex Vindobon.
Its name derives from its black borders and dark colour scheme, also found in the New York Black Hours, Morgan MS 493, and of a type favoured by the Burgundian court.
It is one of about seven surviving black books of hours, all luxury books from the circle of the Burgundian court around this time.