Book of Hours
Rouen, France, ca. 1490
French 16th-century Clovis Eve brown morocco richly-gilt with name: Genevieve Planteroze.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
91 leaves (1 column, 23 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 170 x 110 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. book of hours for the use of Rouen (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Rouen, France, ca. 1490.
Decoration: 14 large miniatures, 24 calendar illustrations (vignettes), marginal decoration throughout.
Latin and Middle French