Book of Hours

Record ID: 
135968
Accession number: 
MS M.517
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1490.
Binding: 
Italian 16th-century brown morocco with gold-tooled leaf and guilloche ornament heightened with red paint; rebacked.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
Description: 
12 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 150 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Leo S. Olschki in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours fragment; text is for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1490.
Lacks all except 12 leaves--Cf. PML files.
Decoration: 1 historiated border with 3 vignettes; 10 fruit and flower borders.
Artist: Master of Edward IV.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: