Book of Hours
France, ca. 1400.
Italian or Spanish 17th-century red morocco with arms and name on front cover: Don Pedro de Aragon.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
167 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 190 x 140 mm
Executed ca. 1400 for a man whose patron was St. James; Don Pedro de Aragon; his bequest to the Benedictine monastery of Poblet in Spain; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Ludovic Badin in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in northern France, ca. 1400.
Decoration: 18 half-page miniatures, 24 calendar vignettes.
Latin and French