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Book of Hours of Philip II, year 1568, Escorial

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Officiorum Missarum et Liber, better known as the Book of Hours of Philip II of Royal Monastery of El Escorial is considered by many scholars as the most beautiful manuscript of the world to the most powerful monarch and as the richest and feature work done on your desktop where it is stored in your Library.

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Officiorum Missarum et Liber, better known as the Book of Hours of Philip II of Royal Monastery of El Escorial is considered by many scholars as the most beautiful manuscript of the world to the most powerful monarch and as the richest and feature work done on your desktop where it is stored in your Library (ms. Window 2).

Writing: Latin. Illustrations: 45 miniatures illuminated with gold. Length: 320 pages of parchment. Facsimile format 23 x 31 cm. Leatherbound on single table, limited and numbered edition notary.

Being your favorite manuscript, he accompanied the king throughout his life, before his successes and failures. It was written and illustrated in 1568 by Andres de Leon, Julian friars of the Fuente el Saz and Martin de Palencia, who were inspired by the Mannerist style Giulio Clovio.

Giulio Clovio born in Croatia and died in Italy (1498-1578), he was considered the greatest miniaturist of his time. He settled in Rome where he was protector of the young Domenico Theotocopouli, El Greco. Serving the Venetian family Grimani, their models of inspiration were Michelangelo and Raphael, who follows in the palette. His works include the Atlas of Carlos V, the Book of Hours Farnese and the Triumphs of Charles V.

In carrying out the facsimile are drawn with gold, one by one, the golden tones, giving a faithful reproduction of the original. Work published in 1996.

Historical and artistic study by D. Francisco Gimeno Blay, professor of Historiographic Sciences and Techniques, and Desfilis D. Amadeo Serra, Professor of Art History, both from the University of Valencia. Study book format: 19 x 24.5 cm, 176 pages.

The fax is delivered with an open methacrylate for better storage and display case, format 24 x 34 x 9 cm. It also includes expert certification that its performance meets the standards of the facsimiles and the quality of its illuminations from the original codex.

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