Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77021
Accession number: 
MS M.89
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, perhaps Paris, between 1500 and 1510.
Binding: 
19th-century dark red velvet lettered: Officium B.M.V.; in maroon morocco case lettered: Officium B.M.V. - XVth cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
121 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 190 x 120 mm
Provenance: 
Arms on fol. 81 (azure fretty or); early owner Gent. Bel (?); Schenkers sale (The Hague, 1864); W. Bragge Collection (Leeds exhibition, 1868, no. 543?); his sale (London, 1876, no. 481) to Buckler; bought (Aug. 27, 1896) by 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. 71; 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); calendar points to Paris; written and illuminated in France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1500-1510.
Decoration: 14 large miniatures.
Artist: various artists, one working in the style of Jean Bourdichon.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Classification: