Book of Hours

Record ID: 
112405
Accession number: 
MS M.278
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Belgium, possibly Ghent, ca. 1480-1490
Binding: 
19th-century ruby red velvet with red morocco doublures by C. Smith; silver gilt corners and clasp; in dark green morocco case lettered: Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis - MS. Saaec. XV.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
188 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 150 x 110 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Leo S. Olschki in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Belgium, perhaps in Ghent, ca. 1480-1490.
Decoration: 15 full-page miniatures, 16 historiated initials.
Artist: Workshop of Master of Edward IV.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: