Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77023
Accession number: 
MS M.168
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Flanders, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1450.
Binding: 
French 20th-century black morocco blind tooled by Champs, lettered on spine: Missale Romanum / MS XV s
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
141, [2] leaves (1 column, 14 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 230 x 160 mm
Provenance: 
Jeanne d'Oisant (?) early owner; a "well-known collector's" sale (London, Dec. 12, 1893, no. 75) to Southeran; Richard Bennett (bought Dec. 20, 1893); his Catalogue, no. 69; 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 Flanders, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1450.
Decoration: 4 miniatures; they were cut out of the manuscript, inlaid on modern vellum and rebound out of place as fol. 11-14.
Artist: a master of the Gold Scrolls Group and an artist whose style relates to the early work of Guillaume Vrelant.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: