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A 15th-Century Nativity Scene Goes to the Musée de Cluny

Result EUR12,500
Published on , by Sophie Reyssat
Auction on 30 April 2022 - 14:00 (CEST) - 9-11, rue Royale - 77300 Fontainebleau

Taken from a Book of Hours, this late 15th-century miniature attributed to Jean Colombe joins the collection of the Musée National du Moyen Âge in Paris.

Attributed to Jean Colombe (c. 1430-1493), Nativity, miniature from a Book of Hours,... A 15th-Century Nativity Scene Goes to the Musée de Cluny

Attributed to Jean Colombe (c. 1430-1493), Nativity, miniature from a Book of Hours, introducing the Prime for the Office of the Virgin, Bourges (or Troyes?), c. 1480-1485, 135 x 90 mm/5.31 x 3.54 in.
Result: €12,500

Two works from the collection of Jean-Joseph Marquet de Vasselot (1871-1946) were particularly noteworthy. The Musée de Cluny in Paris—where he was appointed director in 1926 after curating the Louvre's Department…
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