Petite office de la Vierge

Record ID: 
77028
Accession number: 
MS M.135
Title: 
Petite office de la Vierge
Created: 
1647.
Binding: 
17th-century red morocco, gold-tooled by Le Gascon; in red cloth case lettered: Office de la Vierge - Jarry 1647.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in; 1899.
Description: 
29 leaves (1 column, 12 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 80 x 50 mm
Provenance: 
Toovey Collection (catalogue 1901, p. 156: Office de la Vierge); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Toovey Collection in 1899; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. Little office of the Blessed Virgin Mary; written and illuminated in Paris, France, in 1647.
Decoration: floral headpieces on 4 leaves and 4 gold initials with floral decoration; text on each page framed by a gold band.
Scribe: Nicolas Jarry, who is also the artist; signed and dated on fol. 29v: N. Jarry, Paris; Scribebat, 1647.

Script: 
humanistic script
Language: 
French
Century: 
Classification: