Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Bibliography for Harvard University, Houghton Library,
MS Typ 614
This bibliography was compiled by Aden Kumler, Justin Stover, Joshua O’Driscoll and William Stoneman.
Please be advised that some links may require Harvard ID and PIN.
HOLLIS Record (Link) and Digital Images (Link)
The Houghton Library Report of Accessions. Cambridge, MA: Harvard College Library, 1980. MS cited on p. 1. HOLLIS
A brief description without call number in a report of annual accessions.
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. 20 with fig. reproducing f. 48.
A description and discussion of the manuscript, with particular attention given to its illuminator, Jean Poyet. Additional notes on 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 p. 197 with fig. 9 reproducing f. 43.
Brief discussion of the manuscript and Jean Poyet in a listing of the Library’s holdings of French illumination. Available online (Link). HOLLIS
François Avril. Review of Roger Wieck, Late Medieval and renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, 1350-1525, in the Houghton Library. Bulletin du Bibliophile 1984, 365-369. MS cited (incorrectly as MS Typ 617) p. 367. HOLLIS
Avril suggests that the miniatures in the MS are the work of Poyet’s workshop and not the work of the artist himself.
Janet Backhouse, “The Tilliot Hours: Comparisons and relationships,” The British Library Journal 13.2 (1987), 211-231. MS cited p. 231, n. 50.
Links the illuminator to the Chronique martinienne (Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliothek, Thott 430,2). HOLLIS
François Avril and Nicole Reynaud, Les manuscrits à peintures en France 1440-1520. Paris: Flammarion, 1993. MS cited p. 313.
Cited as a manuscript illuminated in the Poyer workshop. HOLLIS
Mara Hofmann, Jean Poyer: Das Gesamtwerk. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2004. MS cited pp. 85-86 with figs. 201-203 reproducing ff. 12, 31 and 102.
A thorough description of the manuscript and its illumination, with a listing of contents and bibliography. HOLLIS
William P. Stoneman, Of Current Interest: Recent Research on Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Hougton Library. Cambridge: Houghton Library of the Harvard College Library, 2006. MS cited no. 26.
A brief description that provides bibliography and a list of the manuscript’s contents. HOLLIS