Book of Hours
France, perhaps Langres, ca. 1485-1490.
Green plush with ties.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1900.
246 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 208 x 150 mm
Owned by the College of Jesuits at Laon (Collegium Lundunaeus Socitatis Jesu); A. Firmin-Didot sale (Paris, 1884, no. 18) to Tumin; sold (Nov. 1885) by J.O. Wright to Theodore Irwin; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Theodore Irwin Library in 1900; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in France, perhaps Langres, ca. 1485-1490.
Decoration: 31 miniatures with border decorations.
Latin and French