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The Biblioteca de la Abadía of Montserrat preserves the Liber Horarum Rothomagensis (Ms. 851), a book of hours made for the use of Rouen at the end of the fifteenth century or at the beginning of the sixteenth century.

There is no agreement about the identity of the artist who illuminated the manuscript, but it is quite clear that the illuminator was active in the school of Rouen (maybe a follower of the Master of the Rouen Echevinage)

The Illuminations Amuse the Faithful

The manuscript has a rich cycle of full-page miniatures mainly focused on the Virgin, a figure that receives the illuminator’s special attention because of her central position in the miniatures throughout the manuscript.

In the illuminations, gold color highlights the elongated figures, their cloths and the architectural details in the background. Foliate motives, fruits, animals, and hybrids embellish the elegant text pages amusing the reader of the devotional book.

We have 3 facsimiles of the manuscript "Liber Horarum Rothomagensis":

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#1 Liber Horarum Rothomagensis (Triptico de Montserrat)

Salamanca: CM Editores, 2014

  • Commentary (Spanish)
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Liber Horarum Rothomagensis: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

This facsimile is part of the set of three facsimiles known as "Triptico de Montserrat" (Montserrat Triptych).

Binding

Red velvet decorated with gilded plates.

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#2 Triptico de Montserrat (Library Edition)

Salamanca: CM Editores, 2014

  • Commentary (Spanish) by Villaseñor, Fernando S.
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Liber Horarum Rothomagensis: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

This facsimile is part of the set of three facsimiles known as "Triptico de Montserrat" (Montserrat Triptych).

The full set, in library edition, contains:

Binding

Blue velvet decorated with gilded plates.

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#3 Triptico de Montserrat (Deluxe Edition)

Salamanca: CM Editores, 2014

  • Commentary (Spanish) by Villaseñor, Fernando S.
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Liber Horarum Rothomagensis: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

This facsimile is part of the set of three facsimiles known as "Triptico de Montserrat" (Montserrat Triptych).

The full set, in an elegant wooden box, contains:

Binding

Blue velvet decorated with gilded plates.

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