Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76842
Accession number: 
MS M.12
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, perhaps Tours, ca. 1500.
Binding: 
French brown morocco, ca. 1580, tooled and gilt, with monogram double K and S, lettered: Horae Beatae Marie Virginis - French c. 1500.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
73 leaves (1 column, 34 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 200 x 130 mm
Provenance: 
Inside front cover the armorial bookplate of Odile (18th-century) with motto: Terra metuendis et undis; the Duke of Hamilton Collection (Hamilton Palace Library, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, inv. no. 57, cat. 1882 no. 321); sold privately in 1883 with the Hamilton Collection to the Royal Museum of Berlin; sold by the Royal Museum of Berlin in 1887; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome; lacks calendar; written and illuminated in France, perhaps Tours, ca. 1500.
Artist: artists influenced by Jean Bourdichon and Jean Poyet.
Decoration: 4 full-page miniatures, 18 half-page miniatures, 63 10-line miniatures, 19 historiated border vignettes.

Script: 
French humanistic script
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: