Book of Hours

Record ID: 
160754
Accession number: 
MS M.1107
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, perhaps Provence, ca. 1470-1480.
Binding: 
20th-century blue morocco, gold inscription on spine Preces piae, gilded edges.
Credit: 
Purchased on the Charles Ryskamp Acquisition Fund and the James H. Heineman Purchase Fund, 1997.
Description: 
149 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 135 x 90 mm
Provenance: 
New Brunswick Theological Seminary, New Brunswick, N.J.; purchased on the Charles Ryskamp Acquisition Fund and the James H. Heineman Purchase Fund in 1997.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours, use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead) calendar for Provence; written and illuminated in France, perhaps Provence, ca. 1470-1480.
Decoration: 5 miniatures with full borders, 9 pages with partial borders and large decorated initials. Heraldic device in the border of fol. 21r: mounted knight in gold armor on horse in lilac and blue caparison, purple shield with cross or arrow tip; hybrid figure with purple pennant with three vertical crosses or arrow tips. 19th-century floral and zoomorphic decoration added to the Calendar section, fols. 1r-12v.
Artist: miniature style close to Enguerrand Quarton and the Master of Rene II, known as Georges Trubert.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: