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Hore beate Marie virginis secundu[m] usum Romanum

Horae (Hours)

about 1528
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 16th century, Printer Germain Hardouyn (French, active 1500–1541)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Murray, French, 274


Overall: 18.4 x 12.5 x 2.5 cm (7 1/4 x 4 15/16 x 1 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: Germain Hardouyn [about 1528]) Octavo; 95 leaves; modern blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco.

Paris: Germain Hardouyn [about 1528]


Maggs Bros., London [Cat. 64?], from whom bought on April 25, 1923, by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent