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Horae (Hours)

about 1519
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 16th century, Printed by Gilles Hardouyn (French, active in 1497–1521), Publisher Germain Hardouyn (French, active 1500–1541)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Lacombe 302


Overall: 21.8 x 14.1 x 3 cm (8 9/16 x 5 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous metalcuts, several hand-illuminated, printed on vellum

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Gilles Hardouyn for Germain Hardouyn [about 1519]) Octavo; 90 leaves [plus ten manuscript leaves bound before and after printed text]; eighteenth-century blind-stamped brown morocco.

Paris: Gilles Hardouyn for Germain Hardouyn [about 1519]


By 1902, Horatio Greenough Curtis (b. 1844 - d. 1922), Boston [see note]; by inheritance to his widow, Annie Nelson (Mrs. Horatio Greenough) Curtis, Boston; 1925, gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 1925)

NOTE: Graphite inscription on upper flyleaf: "H.G. Curtis / Paris / 1902".

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis