Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76875
Accession number: 
MS M.20
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1490.
Binding: 
French red velvet in red half-morocco case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
50 leaves (1 column, 28 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 218 x 146 mm
Provenance: 
Probably made for Pierre II Bourbon (1439-1503), his arms in borders (azure, on a semy of fleurs-de-lis or a cotice gules); M. Guyot de Villeneuve sale, Paris, Mar. 26, 1900, lot 6; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. statutes; written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1490.
Decoration: 1 large miniature, 2 historiated initials, one with full border and border historiation.
Artist: Chief Associate of Maître François.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
French
Century: 
Classification: