Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77035
Accession number: 
MS M.157
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France ca. 1440.
Binding: 
Red velvet, in red cloth slipcase.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1906.
Description: 
204 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 226 x 163 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from J. Pearson in 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Paris (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); calendar in French, composite, mainly Paris; written and illuminated in France, Anjou or Brittany, ca. 1440.
Decoration: 15 large miniatures, 44 small miniatures, 12 calendar illustrations.
Artist: unknown French artist.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and French
Classification: