Germany, between 1375 and 1400.
20th-century black morocco by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
34 leaves, bound : vellum, ill. ; 360 x 280 mm
Presented to Leonhard Wiedemann, abbot of Ottobeuren Abbey in 1522; F. Krüger (signature on flyleaf and dated 1833 in pencil on verso; T.O. Weigel; his sale (Leipzig, July 12, 1898, no. 7); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Leo S. Olschki in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. picture Bible; written and illuminated in southwest Germany at the end of the 14th century.
Decoration: 285 colored drawings, arranged into two horizontal strips on each page.
Captions in Latin and German