Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76803
Accession number: 
MS G.5
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Utrecht, the Netherlands, ca. 1500.
Binding: 
Rebinding preserving the early 16th-century Netherlandish covers of brown calf over boards, blind-stamped with four repetitions of a rectangular panel containing six angel musicians surrounded by a Latin legend and two repetitions of a panel with two dogs facing each other over a bone.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
123 leaves (1 column, 24 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 156 x 105 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased in 1940 from William H. Schab, New York for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of the Augustinian Canons of Windesheim Chapter (Hours of the Virgin) and Utrecht (Hours of the Dead); written and illuminated in Utrecht, the Netherlands, ca. 1500.
In the Gerard Groote translation.
Decoration: 3 full-page miniatures, 3 half-page miniatures, 3 historiated initials, 4 tables, borders with flowers, fruits, and insects throughout.
Artists: previously attributed to two artists: one a follower of the Master of the Dresden Prayerbook, and the other an artist close to Sanders Bening and Gerard Horenbout; presently attributed [by Bodo Brinkmann] to the Master of Edward IV of England.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Dutch
Century: 
Classification: