Historien Bibel

Record ID: 
113135
Accession number: 
MS M.268
Title: 
Historien Bibel
Created: 
Germany, between 1375 and 1400.
Binding: 
20th-century black morocco by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
34 leaves, bound : vellum, ill. ; 360 x 280 mm
Provenance: 
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).
Notes: 

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.

Script: 
cursive script
Language: 
Captions in Latin and German
Century: