Book of Hours
Tournai, Belgium, ca. 1470.
Italian 18th-century red morocco in brown case.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
230 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 100 x 70 mm
18th century inscription of ownership on verso of first flyleaf; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Lowengard on Feb. 26, 1907; ; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Tournai, Belgium, ca. 1470.
Artist: a follower of Guillaume Vrelant.
Decoration: 13 half-page miniatures, 6 historiated initials.