Breviary

Record ID: 
76818
Accession number: 
MS M.1065
Title: 
Breviary
Created: 
Lille, France, 1475-1525.
Binding: 
Original brown calf over wooden boards, with ornamented panel stamp signed: Robiers Plovrins.
Credit: 
Gift of Mrs. S.R. Knapp, 1985.
Description: 
269 leaves (2 columns, 27 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 149 x 107 mm
Provenance: 
Charles d'Amman; George Baker; his sale, New York, American Art Association, Jan. 3, 1923, lot 435; Mrs. S.R. Knapp.
Notes: 

Ms. breviary, winter portion, use of the collegiate church of St.-Pierre at Lille (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead, calendar); written and illuminated in France, probably Lille, late 15th or early 16th century.
Decoration: numerous illuminated initials, filigree initials, and geometric line fillers.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: