The Burckhardt-Wildt Apocalypse


All the miniatures are reproduced in the Sotheby's, 25 April 1983 catalogue, so links are provided below only when colour images are available online.

Each line begins with the Sotheby’s lot no. and the hypothetical folio no. suggested in the catalogue. Lots 31a-c and 32a-b are painted on one side only, the others are double-sided.

Cleveland, CMA = Cleveland Museum of Art
HMML = Collegeville (MN), Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
Wormsley = Wormsley Library (of the late Sir Paul Getty)
NY, MLM = New York, Morgan Library & Museum
Wadsworth AtheneumHartford, CT, Wadsworth Atheneum
WAM = Baltimore, Walters Art Museum
  • Lot 31a (fol.1) Wormsley
  • Lot 31b (fol.2) Wormsley (col.ill. in 1983 and Wormsley catalogues)
  • Lot 31c (fol.3) Wormsley
  • Lot 32a (fol.5) Wormsley (col.ill. in 1983 and Wormsley catalogues)
  • Lot 32b (fol.6) Wormsley
  • Lot 33 (fol.7) Wormsley (col.ill. of recto in 1983 catalogue)
  • Lot 34 (fol.8) Wormsley
  • Lot 35 (fol.9)
  • Lot 36 (fol.10) Christie’s 15 July 2015, lot 6 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 37 (fol.11) (col.ill. of verso in 1983 catalogue)
  • Lot 38 (fol.12)
  • Lot 39 (fol.13) Sotheby’s 22 June 1993, lot 15 (col.ill. above); WAM, MS W.828
  • Lot 40 (fol.14) Wormsley
  • Lot 41 (fol.15)
  • Lot 42 (fol.16) Wormsley
  • Lot 43 (fol.17) Les Enluminures [2004] (recto, verso)
  • Lot 44 (fol.18) Wadsworth Atheneum, 1983.38 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 45 (fol.19)
  • Lot 46 (fol.20) Sotheby's, 16 June 1997, lot 15 (col.ills.); Private collection.
  • Lot 47 (fol.21) HMML, MS Bean 4(1) (recto, verso
  • Lot 48 (fol.22)
  • Lot 49 (fol.23)
  • Lot 50 (fol.24) Cleveland, CMA, 1983.73.2 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 51 (fol.25) NY, MLM, MS M.1043.1 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 52 (fol.26) Detroit Institute of Arts, 1983.20.A (recto, verso)
  • Lot 53 (fol.27) NY, MLM, MS M.1071.1 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 54 (fol.28) NY, MLM, MS M.1071.2 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 55 (fol.29)
  • Lot 56 (fol.30)
  • Lot 57 (fol.31) Wormsley (col.ill. of verso in 1983 catalogue)
  • Lot 58 (fol.33) HMML, MS Bean 4(2) (recto, verso)
  • Lot 59 (fol.36)
  • Lot 60 (fol.40) Cleveland, CMA, 1983.73.1 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 61 (fol.42) Stockholm, National Museum, NM B 2286 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 62 (fol.43) Sotheby’s, 30 November 1993, lot 3 (col.ills.); Günther, Art of the Book, no.17
  • Lot 63 (fol.44) Wadsworth Atheneum, 1983.39 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 64 (fol.45)
  • Lot 65 (fol.46) Les Enluminures [1999], no.7 (col.ills.).
  • Lot 66 (fol.47) (col.ill. of verso in 1983 catalogue)
  • Lot 67 (fol.49) NY, MLM, MS M.1043.2 (recto, verso)
  • Lot 68 (fol.50) Wormsley

2 comments:

  1. ff. 8, 14, 16, 50 are at the Wormsley Library

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    1. MANY thanks, Alison. Checking the catalogue of the Wormsley exhibition (Pierpont Morgan Library, 1999) I see that the Library actually has 17 miniatures, on 11 cuttings, so you have enabled me to fill many of the gaps above.

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