Book of Hours

Record ID: 
145212
Accession number: 
MS M.1083
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Italy, possibly Florence, ca. 1470-1489.
Binding: 
19th-century brown gilt calf.
Credit: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney G. Dillon, Oct. 10, 1991.
Description: 
168 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 99 x 70 mm
Provenance: 
Given by William V. Griffin or Charles Scribner to Mrs. Milton S. Dillon of Far Hills, New Jersey (née Vera Maud Cusman; married Milton S. Dillon, who died in 1939; married Catesby L. Jones in 1946; later married Eric F. Kerry; died June 1, 1991); given by Mrs. Dillon to Mr. and Mrs. Sidney G. Dillon in early 1991.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome; written and illuminated in Italy, possibly Florence, ca. 1470-1489.
Decoration: 12 historiated initials, 7 inhabited initials, and 4 inhabited border roundels.
Artist: according to Tilly de la Mare, in a conversation with W. Voelkle, 9 December 1992, possibly Antonio di Niccolò di Lorenzo.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: