Book of hours

Record ID: 
238227
Accession number: 
MS M.1135
Title: 
Book of hours
Created: 
France, perhaps Bourges, ca. 1522.
Binding: 
20th-century dark red morocco, in a red half-morocco drop-box.
Credit: 
Purchased on the Fellows Endowment Fund, 2003.
Description: 
214 leaves (1 column, 20 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 149 x 97 mm
Provenance: 
De Maubruny family; André Hachette; C. Franklin, Heribert Tenschert (Cat. 16, 1985, no. 27); sale (London, Sotheby's, July 8, 1970, lot 97); sale, (London, Sotheby's, July 3, 1984, lot 87); H.P. Kraus sale (New York, Sotheby's December 4 & 5, 2003, lot 326); purchased on the Fellows Endowment Fund, 2003.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome; written and illuminated in Bourges [?], France, ca. 1522. The calendar, which includes several Breton elements, is preceded by a table of Golden Numbers for the years 1522-1536.
Decoration: 12 near full-page grisaille miniatures drawn in sepia, pen and wash, and heightened in white; 7 quarter-page grisaille miniatures drawn in sepia, pen and wash and highlighted in white, four of which are on blue grounds.
Artist: Stylistically related to the 1520s Hours Workshop as well as the "Master of the Doheny Hours" and his workshop.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and French
Classification: