Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77133
Accession number: 
MS M.57
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Piemonte, Italy, ca. 1465-1470.
Binding: 
Ruby velvet in olive morocco case lettered: Horae B.V.M. - Ms. Ital. In Membranis - Sec. XV.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
198 leaves (1 column, 14 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 112 x 83 mm
Provenance: 
Bought (Mar. 1, 1898) by Richard Bennett; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 89; 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, Office of the Dead); calendar in Latin; written and illuminated in Piemonte, Italy, ca. 1465-1470)
Decoration: 14 miniatures, 4 historiated initials.
Artist: Antoine de Lonhy.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: