French, active c.1501-1520
The Melun- Épinoy Hours, op1501-1520
Tempera, ink and gold leaf on parchment
Bequest of Sarah Hamlin Stern, class of 1938, in memory of her husband, Henry Root Stern, Jr.
Dimensions: Sheet: 6 3/8 x 7 1/2 in. (16.19 x 19.05 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Cover sheet: "Ce present lure appartient a Suzanne de'Habannes dame de Lauuille 1592"
Marie de Melun-Épinoy (wife of Jean de Gruuthuse [1458-1512]; she then married Jacques II de Chabannes, who died in 1525 at Battle of Pavia; by descent to Suzanne de Chabannes (active late 16th c); Pierre Berés, Paris ca. 1958 (dealer); sold Parke-Barnet, NY, April, 1963.