Diurnal of Isabelle de Bourbon
Amiens, France, ca. 1455.
18th-century Italian (?) red morocco in black morocco case; lettered on back: Diurnum Rom. M.S. Kalends & Rubs. Gall.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1906.
285 leaves (2 columns, 24 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 250 x 170 mm
Made for a lady Isabelle (mentioned on fol. 273v), probably Isabelle de Bourbon (d. 1465); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. diurnal for Franciscan use; written and illuminated in Amiens, France, ca. 1455.
Decoration: 18 small miniatures, 43 full inhabited borders.
Latin and Picard French