Ms. book of hours for the use of Lyon (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Lyon or Amiens, France, ca. 1450-1460.
The manuscript is undoubtedly for the use of Lyons but the calendar is essentially a Paris calendar with added feastdays for Lyons and Amiens. The miniatures show Amiens influence as well.
Artists: two unidentified illuminators.
Decoration: 15 large miniatures, 2 marginal historiations, full illuminated borders on miniature pages, partial illuminated borders on many text pages, numerous illuminated initials and geometric line fillers; female donor is shown in prayer before the Virgin and Child on fol. 186r.