Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76826
Accession number: 
MS M.304
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, possibly Lille, ca. 1445.
Binding: 
Red velvet by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; slip case lettered: Horae - French - Early XV cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
221 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 209 x 158 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Badin, 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Book of hours for the use of Rome; calendar in Latin, inconclusive; written and illuminated in France, possibly in Lille, ca. 1445.
Decoration: 19 historiated initials, ornamental borders (full-page miniatures are lacking).
Artists: Master of Guillebert de Mets and the Mansel Master.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: