Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76881
Accession number: 
MS M.219
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1500.
Binding: 
French 16th century calf (repaired) with Crucifixion and Annunciation; 2 clasps, in tan morocco case lettered: Grenoble - Horae manuscrit français - Xve siècle - Exemplaire de Henri iii.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
210 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 206 x 140 mm
Provenance: 
Quaritch, catalogue 138 (1893), no. 136; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Quaritch before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Book of hours for Carthusian use; written and illuminated in France, possibly Paris, ca. 1500.
Decoration: 5 large miniatures, 8 small miniatures.
Artist: Master of Morgan 219, recently rechristened Maître de la Chronique scandaleuse.
Revised: 2016

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: