Azor masters

ca. 1430

Dutch master, or masters, working in Utrecht around 1430. Belonged to what was known as the 'Bible Masters of the First Generation'. Utrecht was at the time renowned for its fabrication of illustrated bibles.

In 1430 the Azors contribute to the production of a historical bible and a Book of Hours, manufactured at some time between 1430 and 1450.

No information exists on their identity – the Azor masters may in fact have been one person. The name Azor is biblical in origin and appears in the genealogy of Matthew 1 as a forefather of Jesus'.

work by Azor masters