Book of Hours

Record ID: 
159201
Accession number: 
MS S.1
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Utrecht, Netherlands, ca. 1490.
Binding: 
17th-century brown blind-stamped calf over original (?) wood boards, 17th-century silver catches and clasps, 7-tasseled green silk book marker with silver clasp.
Credit: 
Bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.
Description: 
170 leaves (1 column, 22 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 215 x 155 mm.
Provenance: 
Purchased by Mr. E. Clark Stillman (1907-1995) in NY, 20th century; E. Clark Stillman Collection.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours, use of the Augustinian Canons of the Windesheim Chapter (Hours of the Virgin, Long Hours of the Holy Cross, Office of the Dead), and calendar for Utrech; written and illuminated in the Netherlands, possibly Utrecht, ca. 1490.
Textiles: 17th-century 7-tasseled green silk book marker with silver clasp.
Decoration: 15 full-page (inserted) miniatures, 9 half-page miniatures, 7 smaller miniatures, 15 historiated initials, 9 marginal illustrations; Dutch Gothic style.
Artist: Masters of Catharina van Wassenaer (Dark Eyes Group).

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Dutch and Latin
Century: 
Classification: