Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76914
Accession number: 
MS M.388
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Tours, France, ca. 1495.
Binding: 
19th-century French cream moroccco gilt and mosaic.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910.
Description: 
164 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 188 x 120 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Gruel in 1910; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Chartres (Hours of the Virgin) and Tours (Office of the Dead); calendar in French; written and illuminated in Tours, France, ca. 1495.
Decoration: 12 full-page miniatures, 21 small miniatures.
Artist: a follower of Jean Poyer (formerly Poyet).

Script: 
bastarda.
Language: 
Latin and French
Classification: