Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77013
Accession number: 
MS M.63
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Angers or Nantes, France, ca. 1440.
Binding: 
18th-century black morocco, blind tooled, perhaps Belgian.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
115 leaves (1 column, 20 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 173 x 127 mm
Provenance: 
Richard Bennett; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 33; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Nantes and Angers; calendar for Angers; written and illuminated in Angers or Nantes, France, ca. 1440.
Decoration: 19 large miniatures, 29 small miniatures, 24 calendar illustrations.
Artist: Master of Jeanne de Laval.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and French
Classification: