Book of Hours

Record ID: 
143957
Accession number: 
MS M.778
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Bruges, Belgium, between 1460 and 1470.
Binding: 
Late 18th-century dark red morocco, gold-tooled; enclosed in cardboard box covered with a dice patterned pink and white paper.
Credit: 
Purchased in 1932.
Description: 
231 leaves (1 column, 14 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 48 x 34 mm
Provenance: 
Albert Figdor, Vienna (no. 665; on case the no. F.22); purchased for the Pierpont Morgan Library from G. Hess in Munich in Aug. 1932.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome; written and illuminated in Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1460-1470.
One of the smallest complete illuminated manuscripts known--Cf. PML files.
Decoration: 13 grisaille miniatures.
Artist: the workshop of Guillaume Vrelant.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: