Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76854
Accession number: 
MS M.137
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Rouen, France, 1470-1480
Binding: 
19th-century brown mosaic morocco, red morocco doublure.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), 1902.
Description: 
135 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 190 x 130 mm
Provenance: 
Bought Jan. 24, 1893 by Richard Bennett; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 63; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rouen (Hours of the Virgin, calendar, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Rouen, France, 1470-1480.
Decoration: 14 large miniatures with inhabited borders; French Gothic style.
Artist: Workshop of the Master of the Rouen Échevinage.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Classification: