Book of Hours

Record ID: 
130706
Accession number: 
MS M.430
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460.
Binding: 
In citron morocco case made by Marguerite Duprez Lahey in 1918; binding is 18th-century sprinkled calf which is lettered: Vie des Saints.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
240 leaves (1 column, 13 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 120 x 90 mm
Provenance: 
Owned by Mezières in the 17th century; de Dandel of Abbeville (18th century); Edouard Rahir (inventory no. 34725); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), perhaps from Olschki, before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin), calendar for central France; written and illuminated in France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460.
Decoration: 9 full-page and 29 large miniatures.
Artist: two artists of the school of Jean Colombe.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: