Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76823
Accession number: 
MS M.1073
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Netherlands, ca. 1410-1420.
Binding: 
17th-century light green velvet over wooden boards.
Credit: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Kraus, 1985.
Description: 
137 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 114 x 80 mm
Provenance: 
Richard de Loménie; Walter Ashburner; his sale, Milan, Ulrico Hoepli, Aug. 26, 1938, lot 93; Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Kraus.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in the Netherlands, ca. 1410-1420.
Artist: probably illuminated by the Master of the Beaufort Saints.
Decoration: 11 large miniatures within decorative frames surrounded by full or partial illuminated borders, numerous illuminated initials with border extenders, filigree initials, and geometric line fillers; Dutch Gothic style.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: