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Liber viaticus Johannis Noviforensis

Liber viaticus Johannis Noviforensis is a key manuscript in the development of Bohemian book painting. The manuscript was ordered by Johannes Noviforensis, the court chancellor to Charles IV and Bishop of Litomyšl and Olomouc. Its decoration was inspired by French and Italian painting. Prague Archbischop Václav Leopold Chlumčanský of Přestavlky and Chlumčany donated it after 1818 to the National M…