Roman de la Rose

Record ID: 
77052
Accession number: 
MS M.120
Title: 
Roman de la Rose
Created: 
France, ca. 1370.
Binding: 
French 18th-century brown calf, in brown morocco case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1903.
Description: 
126 leaves (2 columns, 44 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 270 x 195 mm
Provenance: 
In the library of Nicolas Le Camus of Champagne (d. 1767) with his bookplate; W. Bragge sale (London, 1876, no. 398) to Olivier; John E. Kerr Collection (Catalogue, 1903, p. 8, no. 6); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Kerr Collection in 1903; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in France, ca. 1370.
Texts: Roman de la Rose, begun by Guillaume de Lorris and finished by Jean de Meun.
Decoration: 1 large 2-column miniature on fol. 1, divided into three compartments; text framed in ivy leaf and bar border.
Revised: 2015

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Old French
Century: 
Classification: