Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77135
Accession number: 
MS M.151
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Rouen, France, ca. 1500.
Binding: 
French red morocco, ca. 1810.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
85 leaves (1 column, 22 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 180 x 120 mm
Provenance: 
Collection of Antoine Moriau, bequeathed in 1760 to the city of Paris; Rev. Thomas Hugo Collection (Leeds exhibition, 1868, no. 589); his sale (London, Aug. 8, 1877, probably no. 591); Howell Wills sale (London, July 11, 1894, no. 716) to Pickering to Richard Bennett; his Catalogue, no. 54; 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 Rouen (Hours of the Virgin, calendar); written and illuminated in Rouen, France, ca. 1500.
Decoration: 13 large miniatures, 24 calendar vignettes.
Artists: late followers of the Master of the Rouen Échevinage.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Classification: