Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76824
Accession number: 
MS M.1077
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1475-1485.
Binding: 
Original red silk over wooden boards, gilt and gauffered edges, in a blue morocco case.
Credit: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Kraus, with the assistance of the Fellows, 1986.
Description: 
208 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 67 x 49 mm
Provenance: 
Robert de Bourbon, Duke of Parma (?)(not in his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, May 30-June 1, 1932); Ulrico Hoepli, Milan (?); Libreria Tammaro De Marinis, Florence (?); Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.; his sale, London, Christie's Dec. 5, 1979, lot 226.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Bruges, Belgium, ca. 1475-1485.
The scribe signed Rombout on fol. 204v.
Decoration: 15 full-page miniatures, full illuminated borders on miniature pages and on all facing text pages except fol. 190, numerous illuminated initials, filigree initials, and geometric line fillers; Flemish Gothic style.
Artist: Master of the Dresden Prayerbook.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: