Book of Hours

Record ID: 
112394
Accession number: 
MS M.303
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1440.
Binding: 
French 18th-century red morocco; gilt tooled borders and back: lettered: Heures; in red morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey which is lettered: Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis - French near Paris, c. 1430.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
166 leaves (2 columns, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 240 x 180 mm
Provenance: 
No. 81 bis written on first front flyleaf verso; possibly purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Ludovic Badin in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours, undetermined use; written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1440.
Decoration: 10 half-page miniatures, 22 small miniatures.
Artist: a French illuminator adapting or incorporating German motifs into some his iconographic compositions.

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