Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76926
Accession number: 
MS M.241
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, possibly Paris or Angers, ca. 1435.
Binding: 
French, late 18th century, brown calf blind-tooled and slightly gilt.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
188 leaves (1 column, 14 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 93 x 69 mm
Provenance: 
Heraldic evidence has traditionally connected this manuscript with Duke Arthur III of Brittany, who helped Joan of Arc drive the English out of France; Claud. Gobreau, ca. 1600; Sir Richard Burton, 1856; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Book of hours for the use of Orléans and Angers; written and illuminated in France, possibly Paris or Angers, ca. 1435.
Decoration: 22 small miniatures.
Artist: Master of the Munich Golden Legend.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: