Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76844
Accession number: 
MS M.9
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Tours, France, ca. 1490-1500
Binding: 
17th-century French red morocco gilt, in the style of Le Gascon, in red morocco gilt case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1901.
Description: 
156 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 170 x 110 mm
Provenance: 
No. 653 in a (German?) 19th-century sale; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1901; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours, perhaps for the use of Paris (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Tours, France, ca. 1490-1500.
Artist: Workshop of Jean Poyer.
Decoration: 13 miniatures.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: