Literary

Record ID: 
112400
Accession number: 
MS M.232
Title: 
Literary
Created: 
Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1470.
Binding: 
Belgian 18th-century mottled calf, gilt-tooled, in green morocco case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), 1906.
Description: 
304 leaves (2 columns, 36 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 428 x 335 mm
Provenance: 
Arms of Burgundy (azure three bends or) on fol. 77r; the Earl of Cork and Orrery sale (London, Christies, Nov. 21, 1905, no. 207) to Quaritch (catalogue 250, 1906, no. 764); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Quaritch in 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1470.
Decoration: 12 half-page miniatures.
The illumination of M.232 is unfinished. Two line-endings on fol. 40r were not completed.
Artist: Master of Fitzwilliam MS. 268.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Burgundian French
Century: 
Classification: