Petite office de la Vierge
17th-century red morocco, gold-tooled by Le Gascon; in red cloth case lettered: Office de la Vierge - Jarry 1647.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in; 1899.
29 leaves (1 column, 12 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 80 x 50 mm
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).
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.