Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 464
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
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HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
W.H. Bond and C.U. Faye, Supplement to the Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962. MS cited p. 279.
A brief description of the manuscript with a note on provenance. HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, 1350–1525, in the Houghton Library. Cambridge: Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library, 1983. MS cited no. 16 with fig. reproducing ff. 4 and 71.
A description of the manuscript and a discussion of its illuminator, Jean Colombe. Additional notes on the miniatures, binding, provenance and bibliography. HOLLIS
Roger S. Wieck, “French Illuminated manuscripts in the Houghton Library: Recent Discoveries and Attributions,” Harvard Library Bulletin 31.2 (1983), pp. 188–198. MS cited pp. 191-192 with fig. 5 reproducing f. 102.
Very brief mention in a listing of the Library’s holdings of French illumination. The miniatures are attributed to Jean Colombe.
Available online (Link). HOLLIS
A Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Philip Hofer Bequest in the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1988. MS cited p. 14. HOLLIS
Kate Patrick, “Shades of Meaning,” Picturing Prayer: The Book of Hours in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library, 2006. MS cited no. 4 with fig. reproducing f. 45v.
A discussion of grisaille in the MS, particularly in the Annunciation to the Shepherds miniature. HOLLIS