Vita Christi (Life of Christ)

Record ID: 
77110
Accession number: 
MS M.226
Title: 
Vita Christi (Life of Christ)
Created: 
England, ca. 1450.
Binding: 
English 18th-century red morocco, lettered: Life of Christ, in blue morocco case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), before 1913.
Description: 
101 leaves (1 column, 31 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 200 x 150 mm
Provenance: 
George Richard Rogers (15th century, fol. 28) and Katherine Byrley (15th century, fol. 78v); Nathan Redgrave of Framingham, Suffolk (16th century); bought in 1752 for £10.10.6 by Ebenezer Mussell; his sale (London, May 30, 1766, probably no. 80 or 97); Sir John Fenn (not in Frere sales of July 16, 1866, Feb. 14, 1896 or Dec. 2, 1907); Pearson; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson ?, before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Written and decorated in England, ca. 1450.
Decoration: 2 pen and ink sketches in lower margins of fol. 1 (a mermaid and a winged quadruped).

Variant Title: 

Life of Christ

Script: 
English cursive
Language: 
English
Century: 
Classification: