The Master of James IV of Scotland, a most talented and prominent illuminator from the decades bookending the year 1500, was named after his work in this very Book of Hours. This extravagant manuscript was likely made as a gift for the king of Scotland and Margaret Tudor around the time of their 1503 wedding.
Never cared much for calendars? Simon Bening’s works of art are about to change your mind.
With its tremendous quality and stunning details, the Grimani Breviary is an incredible masterpiece in the history of Flemish art.