Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76838
Accession number: 
MS M.144
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Rouen, France, ca. 1490
Binding: 
French 16th-century Clovis Eve brown morocco richly-gilt with name: Genevieve Planteroze.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
91 leaves (1 column, 23 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 170 x 110 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

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.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Classification: