Book: BnF fr. 6446 (Livre de Josephus)

Created c. 1410



  • Livre de Josephus [Antiquités judaïques]
  • Illuminator(s):

  • Master of the City of Ladies
  • Ownership Details

    John the Fearless, Ownership Confirmed (14??-1419) by Inventory.

    John Duke of Berry, Ownership Confirmed (c. 1410-14??) by Inscription.

    Philip the Good, Ownership Confirmed (1419-1431) by Inventory. Ownership Confirmed (1419-1431) by Archival Mention.

    Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, Ownership Possible (1431-1457?) by Instance of borrowing, archival mention.

    Charles the Bold, Ownership Confirmed (1467-1477) by Inventory.

    Marie of Burgundy, duchess of Burgundy, Ownership Possible (1477-1482) by Inventory.

    Philip the Fair, Ownership Confirmed (1482?-1506?) by Inventory.

    Margaret of Austria, duchess of Savoy, Ownership Possible (1506?-1530?) by Inventory.


    [Bonost, Jehan], and [Jacques de Templeuve]. Inventaire de la librairie de Philippe le Bon: 1420, ed. Georges Doutrepont ([Paris: Champion, 1906]; Geneva: Slatkine Reprints, 1977).

    Wijsman, Hanno. Luxury Bound: Illustrated Manuscript Production and Noble and Princely Book Ownership in the Burgundian Netherlands (1400-1550) (Turnhout: Brepols, 2010).

    Falmagne, Thomas, and Baudouin Van Den Abeele, eds. Corpus Catalogorum Belgii: The Medieval Booklists of the Southern Low Countries, Vol. V: Dukes of Burgundy (Leuven: Peeters, 2016).