Book of Hours
Rouen, France, ca. 1500.
English red morocco gilt, ca. 1800.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), 1902.
125 leaves (1 column, 26 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 150 x 100 mm.
Stephen Dowell bookplate (ca. 1870) with traces of earlier labels; Richard Bennett (bought Jan. 31, 1893), his Catalogue, no. 60; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. book of hours for the use of Paris; written and illuminated in northern France, perhaps Rouen, ca. 1500.
Decoration: 13 large miniatures, 13 small miniatures, 22 calendar vignettes, 1 historiated border, 2 border vignettes; French Gothic style.
Latin and Middle French