Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77038
Accession number: 
MS M.116
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Cambrai, Belgium, 1490-1500.
Binding: 
Brown quarter-morocco by Deborah Evetts, 1984.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1906.
Description: 
172 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 190 x 140 mm
Provenance: 
Priced £21 in an old English catalogue; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from J. Pearson & Co., London, in 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Thérouanne (Hours of the Virgin) and Cambrai (Office of the Dead, calendar); written and illuminated in Cambrai, Belgium, ca. 1490-1500.
Decoration: 13 full-page miniatures, 2 three-quarter-page miniatures, 1 half-page miniature, 20 small miniatures, and decorated margins throughout (see fol. 101r for example of decorated margin).
Artist: attributed to the Master of Antoine Rolin and workshop by Anne-Marie Legaré; formerly attributed to Jacques Pilavaine.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Classification: