Book of Hours

Record ID: 
112373
Accession number: 
MS M.361
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Florence, Italy, during the last quarter of the 15th century.
Binding: 
Brown blind-tooled morocco by A. Sauton, with clasps and brown silk doublures; perhaps 19th century.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Description: 
223 leaves (1 column, 13 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 140 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in August, 1909; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin), calendar for Florence; written and illuminated in Florence, Italy, in the last quarter of the 15th century.
Decoration: 4 full-page decorations, 12 historiated initials, fine penwork decoration.
Artist: Francesco di Antonio del Chierico.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: