Cotton Vespasian A XIX, ff. 1v-2

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The Harvard Hannibal Master (fl. in Paris, c. 1415-1450) is named after a miniature of the Coronation of Hannibal in a copy of a Livy belonging to Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, Houghton Library, Richardson, MS 32, vol. 2, f. 1). All the other illuminations were executed by the Boucicaut and the Bedford Masters. The style of the Harvard Hannibal Master was clearly formed by the Boucicaut Master, whose compositions he often used (although he was familiar with those of the Limbourgs as well). His figures have pale flesh tones modelled with grey and green, interiors and landscapes are filled with numerous small details, and dark skies with golden stars. Although it has been suggested that the Royal Alexander in the British Library (Royal 20 B XX) and other manuscripts are not part of this artist’s œuvre, there are no major differences in style. Another artist, the Spitz Master (fl. in Paris, c. 1420-1430), is named after a book of hours that was previously owned by the Spitz family (Los Angeles, Getty Museum, MS 57, 94.ML.26). Stylistically indebted to the Limbourgs, his œuvre is quite small. In the Spitz Hours, he collaborated with the Harvard Hannibal Master and the Master of Guy de Laval.  
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