Prayer book

Record ID: 
76889
Accession number: 
MS H.3
Title: 
Prayer book
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1490.
Binding: 
Original French brown leather, blind-tooled.
Credit: 
Gift of the Heineman Foundation, 1977.
Description: 
223 leaves (1 column, 27 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 122 x 201 mm
Provenance: 
A man of the De la Roche family (birth of Charlotte de la Roche in 1497 recorded on last page, mentioning her godparents Charles de Bourbon, Bishop of Clermont, and "mes damoiselles de pontgibaud et de flourac"); A.W.M. Mensing (Amsterdam, Nov. 22, 1929, lot 37); the Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection, deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1962.
Notes: 

Ms. prayer book; written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1490; includes a miniature of St. Roch added ca. 1510-1520.
Decoration: 171 miniatures of various sizes.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: