British Library, Additional MS 18850
|Produced:||France (Paris), 1410-1430|
|Location:||British Library, London, England, UK|
|Type:||Book of Hours|
|Dimensions:||Height: 26 cm Width: 18 cm|
This magnificent book of hours, which gives its name to one of the leading Parisian book painters of the period, was written and illuminated for John, Duke of Bedford and his wife Anne, younger sister of Philip, Duke of Burgundy, probably on the occasion of their marriage in 1423. ... The manuscript contains more than 1200 marginal scenes from the Bible... [Backhouse, 1997, page 168.]
Some of the images are bestiary-related.
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