Bible

Record ID: 
112427
Accession number: 
MS M.269
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1245-1250.
Binding: 
19th-century red velvet in morocco case, lettered: Biblia Latina - Codex Membr. Saec. XIII.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
425 leaves (2 columns, 56 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 222 x 159 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Olschki in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in France, perhaps in Paris, ca. 1245-1250.
Artist: Morgan 92 Group.
Fols. 1-11 are from the 15th century.
Decoration: 70 historiated initials.

Script: 
compressed textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: