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    Rothschild Prayerbook - the ornately illustrated Book of Hours was commissioned around 1505 by a member of the imperial court of the Netherlands and entered the Rothschild family collection in the 19th century.

  • Luis Seibert

    El libro ilustrado más caro del planeta El Libro de Horas de los Rothschild subastado por la casa Cristie's en Londres alcanzó los 9,38 millones de euros (1999), convirtiéndose en el manuscrito más caro jamás subastado...

  • Marshall and Christine Hughey

    Rothschild ‘Prayer Book’ is a Book of Hours commissioned by a member of Holland’s imperial court circa 1505. The gorgeously detailed manuscript features 150 decorated pages with miniatures and borders painted by renowned artists including Gerard Horenbout, Simon Bening, Alexander Bening and Gerard David.

  • WorldTruth.TV

    On January 29th, the Rothschild Prayerbook was offered for auction by Christie’s and was sold for $13.6 million to a private collector bidding by telephone. The ornately illustrated Book of Hours sold in 1999 at Christie’s London for $13.4 million to a European collector. - See more at: http://worldtruth.tv/rothschild-prayer-book-sold-for-13-6million-on-christies-auction-to-a-private-collector/#sthash.0CqzccUh.dpuf

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