Image of Journey to Montmédy, 1791, Paris. CBL Wep 0718.

France

The Chester Beatty has a beautiful collection of French manuscripts, prints and printed books. These include illuminated Books of Hours, royal commissions such as books from the library of Marie Antoinette and early twentieth-century fashion plates.

Journey to Montmédy
1791
Paris
CBL Wep 0718

Highlights

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  • Image of Art Nouveau binding, Charles Meunier (1865-1940), 1897, Paris. CBL AB454

    Art Nouveau binding
    Charles Meunier (1865-1940)
    1897
    Paris
    CBL AB454

    1 / 6

  • Image of Garden of knowledge (Viridarium), a medieval encyclopaedia, Jean Reynaud, 1386-1425, Avignon. CBL W 080.

    Garden of knowledge (Viridarium), a medieval encyclopaedia
    Jean Reynaud
    1386-1425
    Avignon
    CBL W 080

    2 / 6

  • Image of Dressing gown from Journal des Dames et des Modes, Gerda Wegener, 1914, Paris, CBL Wep 0958

    Dressing gown from Journal des Dames et des Modes
    Gerda Wegener
    1914
    Paris
    CBL Wep 0958

    3 / 6

  • The Hanging (La Pendaison), The great miseries of war (Les grandes misères de le guerre)
    Jacques Callot (1592-1635)
    1633
    Paris
    CBL Wep 2372

    4 / 6

  • Image of Coats of arms (Blason d’armoiries), possibly by Pierre d’Hozier (1592-1660), 1601, France. CBL W 177.

    Coats of arms (Blason d’armoiries)
    possibly by Pierre d’Hozier (1592-1660)
    1601-1660
    France
    CBL W 177

    5 / 6

  • Image of Virgin and Child from the Coëtivy Hours, Dunois Master, 1443-45, Paris. CBL W 082 f.222.

    Virgin and Child from the Coëtivy Hours
    Dunois Master
    1443-1445
    Paris
    CBL W 082 f.222

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Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
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