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Ten drawings of tombs in the church of Notre Dame at Bruges

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MS. Add. D. 108

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Ten drawings of the tombs of Charles the Bold, duke of Burgundy (d. 1477), and of his daughter Mary archduchess of Austria (d. 1482) in the church of Notre Dame at Bruges. These are pen-and-ink drawings by Bernard Frix (see his letter of Oct. 9, 1789, at fol. 1), made in 1789 for Richard Gough, who paid £3 13s. 6d. for them.

At fol. 13 is a pencil drawing by Mauperin of 'Le tombeau de Anne de Bourgogne', wife of John duke of Bedford (d. 1432).

Dates

  • written and drawn in A.D. 1789 at Bruges by B. Frix

Extent

18 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 108, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. D. 108

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18682

Abstract

Ten drawings of tombs in the church of Notre Dame at Bruges, written and drawn in A.D. 1789 at Bruges by B. Frix.

Biographical / Historical

Bernard Frix (fl. 1789).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28901.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at Puttick and Simpson's auction sale on May 16, 1865 (lot 297), for £2 2s.

Bibliography

  • See Nichols's Illustrations of Lit. Hist. V (1828), pp. 705-708.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

22 1/8 × 14 7/8 in.
Title
Ten drawings of tombs in the church of Notre Dame at Bruges
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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