Grandes chroniques de France

Record ID: 
112346
Accession number: 
MS M.536
Title: 
Grandes chroniques de France
Created: 
France, probably Paris, 1410-1412.
Binding: 
French 18th-century red morocco gilt by Derome; lettered on spine: Chroniques de St Denys M.S.S. sur velin avec Miniatures.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
Description: 
376 leaves (2 columns, 54-56 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 425 x 320 mm
Provenance: 
Countersigned "Le Masson" by a notary on first and last page (De Ricci), from the library of "Le Hasson" (notebook); purchased by Henry Huth from Quaritch in 1877 (catalogue, I, 1880, p. 313); A.H. Huth sale (London, Sotheby's, June 7, 1912, (eleventh day's sale, II, no. 1577, 2 plates) to Quaritch; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Quaritch in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1410-1412.
Decoration: 1 large and 50 small square miniatures.
Artist: Master of the Cité des Dames.
Revised: 2015

Variant Title: 

Chroniques de St Denys

Script: 
textura.
Language: 
Middle French
Century: 
Classification: