Book of Hours

Record ID: 
146950
Accession number: 
MS M.195
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Paris, France, 1485-1500.
Binding: 
English 19th-century white vellum; lettered: Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis; in gray-brown slip case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
182 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 150 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Arthur Chichester, first Marquess of Donegall (1739-1799; biographical sketch in pencil on last leaf); Richard Bennett (bought Aug. 17, 1895), his bookplate, his Catalogue, no. 47; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Paris (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Paris, France, between 1485 and 1500.
Decoration: 5 full-page, 10 large, and 13 small miniautures; 24 calendar vignettes.
Artist: Chief Associate of the Maître François.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Century: 
Classification: