Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76991
Accession number: 
MS H.5
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1500.
Binding: 
18th-century reddish brown morocco with gold-tooled border lines.
Credit: 
Gift of the Heineman Foundation, 1977.
Description: 
144 leaves (1 column, 20 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 172 x 117 mm
Provenance: 
The Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection, deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1962.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Paris (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1500.
Decoration: 19 large miniatures, 24 small miniatures, 60 calendar illustrations, 512 border illustrations.
Artists: at least 3 artists, one a follower of the Chief Associate of Maître François.

Script: 
hybrid bastarda and humanistic script
Language: 
Latin and French
Classification: