Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77136
Accession number: 
MS M.170
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Rouen, France, ca. 1500-1510.
Binding: 
19th-century stamped brown morocco.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
76 leaves (1 column, 25 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 200 x 130 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased June 25, 1894 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. 59; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Book of hours for the use of Rouen (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Rouen, France, ca. 1500-1510.
Decoration: 14 large miniatures, 24 calendar vignettes.
Artist: stylistically related to the Master of the Rouen Échevinage.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Classification: