Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds français 357

Cy commence la seconde p(ar)tie du liure / de guyron le courtois (title in the initial rubric)

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2 frontend papers
1 backend papers
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. datec. 1450
Date notesFirst half of the mid 15th c. (for both 356 and 357, Lathuillère 1966, 66), mid 15th c. (for both 356 and 357, Morato 2010, 11), c. 1450 (only for 357, Avril-Reynaud 1993, 37 and Delcourt 2009, 205)
Place(s) of productionFrance, Paris
France (Paris), cf. Avril-Reynaud 1993, 37; Delcourt 2009, 205; Morato 2010, 11.
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First words of last recto folio

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No. of illustrations:80
General illustration:Listed in Lathuillère 1966, 68. Illustrations are currently attributed to the so called Master of Dunois, disciple of the Master of Bedford. François Avril showed that the Master of Dunois can be idenfied with Jean Haincelin, client of the Duc d'Orléans and of the Admiral Prigent de Coëtivy. in 1444, Haincelin illustrated for the latter a prose Lancelot and a Guiron le Courtois. Cf. Avril-Reynaud 1993, 37-38 and Delcourt 2009, 205.
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ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom to
Date1400 to 1450
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DescriptionThe arms of Jean-Louis de Savoie have been added in the bottom margin decoration of the frontispiece (cf. Lathuillère 1966, 66; Avril-Reynaud 1993, 37; Delcourt 2009, 205).
Date1447 to 1482
PlacePlace object (140)
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DescriptionCf. Delcourt 2009, 205.
Date1476 to 1531
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OwnershipPerson object (58)