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1510-1560 (painted)
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Place Of Origin

This double-sided leaf may come from a Book of Hours, a type of prayer book. One side shows the month of August/September, with reaping. The other side shows the month of September/October, with ploughing.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour on vellum
Brief Description
Double sided leaf, possibly from a Book of Hours. One side shows the Month of August or September, Reaping. The other side shows the Month of September or October, Ploughing

Simon Benninck [Bening].
Physical Description
Double-sided leaf
Dimensions
  • Height: 140mm
  • Width: 95mm
  • Frame height: 200mm
  • Frame width: 150mm
Credit line
Salting Bequest
Historical context
Data taken from notes compiled by Rowan Watson. The full text of the entry is as follows:



(following text refers to E. 4575-1910 & 4576-1910)



Cat.no 106: Two leaves with full-page calendar illustrations painted by Simon Bening; Netherlands (Bruges?) early 16th century (E.4575-1910 & 4576-1910)



Individual item text



'Cat. no. 106.2

E.4579-1910

CALENDAR - Ilustrations for September and October

Leaf, with illustrations for moths of September and October (or possibly August and September) on each side, from a calendar attributed to Simon Bening.



NL (South). c. 1540

150 x 100 mm.



Provenance as E.4575-1910; [Owned by H. Magniac & W. Maskell in 1862; Locker-Lampson Coll.; acquires with the George Slating Bequest in 1910 (no 2538)

Pub: `Catalogue of the Special Exhibition ' (1862), no. 6,836;

1923 cat, 30-31; Kren, 1983, pp. 79 et seq.'] acquired with George salting Bequest (no.2600)

Pub: 1923 cat, 30-31; Kren, 1983, pp. 79 et seq.'
Summary
This double-sided leaf may come from a Book of Hours, a type of prayer book. One side shows the month of August/September, with reaping. The other side shows the month of September/October, with ploughing.
Associated Object
E.4575-1910 (Object)
Collection
Accession Number
E.4576-1910

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record createdJuly 15, 2003
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