Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77082
Accession number: 
MS M.166
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Utrecht, Netherlands, 1500-1510.
Binding: 
French 18th-century green morocco, lettered: Heures Manuscrits sur vellin.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
171 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 210 x 160 mm
Provenance: 
Sale by Sotheby's (London, June 15, 1897, no. 510) to Quaritch; bought by Richard Bennett July 27, 1897; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 80; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin), calendar for Utrecht; written and illuminated in Utrecht, the Netherlands, ca. 1500-1510.
Decoration: 21 full-page miniatures, 2 historiated initials, 1 border vignette.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: