Roman du lis

Record ID: 
76905
Accession number: 
MS M.40
Title: 
Roman du lis
Created: 
Paris, France between 1350 and 1375.
Binding: 
Brown morocco gilt, ca. 1849.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1903.
Description: 
114 leaves (1 column, 27 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 200 x 140 mm
Provenance: 
Owned in 1672 by Pierre Masson, in Paris; J. Barrois Collection (no. 170), sold in 1849 to the Earl of Ashburnham; his sale (London, 1901, no. 521) to Quaritch, who sold it in 1902 to John E. Kerr (catalogue, 1903, p. 8, no. 7); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Kerr collection in 1903; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1350-1375.
Texts: Roman du lis (Louanges de la Vierge), fol. 1-81; Apocalypse, fol. 80-105; Invocation or Prayer to Mary Magdalen, fol. 106-114.
Decoration: one miniature, decorated initials.
Artist: Jean le Noir, or workshop of Jean le Noir.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
French
Century: 
Classification: