Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77138
Accession number: 
MS M.169
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Rouen, France, ca. 1470.
Binding: 
French 16th-century cream leather with fleur-de-lis; in center of covers, medallions of the Crucifixion; two silver clasps with initials "J.D.K." or "T.D.K." on the lower.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
138 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 180 x 130 mm
Provenance: 
Howell Wills sale (London, 1894, no. 911) to Pickering; purchased (Feb. 4, 1895) by Richard Bennett; his Catalogue, no. 61; 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, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Rouen, France, ca. 1470.
Decoration: 13 large miniatures.
Artist: influenced by the Master of the Rouen Échevinage.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Century: 
Classification: