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Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum
LM 4624.1
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Breviary of Jost von Silenen, pars hiemalis
Parchment · I + 373 + II ff. · 21.2-21.5 x 15-15.5 cm · 1493
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Breviary in two volumes, created in 1493 for Jost von Silenen († 1498), the Bischop of Sion from 1482 until his dismissal in 1497. Richly decorated, the miniatures are the work of an itinerant artist active in Fribourg, Bern and Sion during the final decades of the 15th century and known by the name Master of the breviary of Jost von Silenen. At the beginning of the 16th century, he continued his work in Aosta and Ivrea, where he took the name Master of George of Challant. (ber)
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Beschreibung bearbeitet und Literaturverzeichnis ergänzt von Marina Bernasconi für das Internet, 2016; auf der Grundlage von: Jörger Albert, Der Miniaturist des Breviers des Jost von Silenen. Ein anonymer Buchmaler um 1500 und seine Werke in Fribourg, Bern, Sitten, Ivrea und Aosta, Sitten 2001 (Beihefte zu Vallesia 6), besonders 509-627.
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Mohlberg Leo Cunibert, Katalog der Handschriften der Zentralbibliothek Zürich I, Mittelalterliche Handschriften, Zürich 1952, S. 298-300.
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10.5076/e-codices-snm-LM004624-1 (
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Zürich, Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, LM 4624.1: Breviary of Jost von Silenen, pars hiemalis (
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Beate Kuesters 1975 (PDF)
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