Book of hours.

Record ID: 
161037
Accession number: 
MS S.9
Title: 
Book of hours.
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1400.
Binding: 
18th-century calf and boards with modern joins, spine with stamped gilt decoration and applied red and gilt-stamped leather label inscribed Heer/A. /VAN DEN/GREYN.
Credit: 
Bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.
Description: 
214 leaves (1 column, 14 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 94 x 57 mm.
Provenance: 
A. van den Greyn (17th century?), possibly Nicholaus Varicq/Varug (inscription on fol. 216v, 17th century); Hog of Newliston (early 19th century); E. Clark Stillman Collection.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours, use of Paris (Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1400.
Decoration: 14 full-page miniatures, 4 historiated initials, 12 calendar illustrations (occupations of the months, signs of the zodiac, prophet and apostle cycle), 1 historiated border, 3 historiated bas-de-page compositions, marginal grotesques, full borders on all pages.
Artist: two associates of the Luçon Master.

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