Book of Hours
Rouen, France, ca. 1500.
Early 16th-century blond leather with flap; blind-stamped with 2 panels, one depicting the instruments of the Passion and St. George fighting the dragon, the other a large Tree of Jesse.
Gift of the Heineman Foundation, 1977.
149 leaves (1 column, 26 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 162 x 117 mm
The Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1962.
Ms. book of hours for the use of Rouen (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead, calendar, litany); written and illuminated in Rouen, France, ca. 1500.
Decoration: 14 full-page miniatures, 6 small miniatures, 1 historiated initial; French Gothic style.
Artist: Robert Boyvin? or a follower of Master of the Rouen Echevinage?
Latin and French