Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77014
Accession number: 
MS M.58
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Tours, France, ca. 1500-1515.
Binding: 
Green velvet in morocco case lettered: Horae - XVth cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
92 leaves (1 column, 30 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 100 x 70 mm
Provenance: 
Bought by Richard Bennett Mar. 1, 1898; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 48; 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 Rome (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in France, perhaps Tours, ca. 1500-1515.
Decoration: 12 large and 6 small miniatures.
Artist: a follower of Jean Bourdichon.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: