Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77187
Accession number: 
MS M.187
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Ferrara, Italy, ca. 1480.
Binding: 
Italian 18th-century brown morocco gilt, in maroon morocco case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
162 leaves (1 column, 13 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 140 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Richard Bennett (bought Jan. 9, 1894), his Catalogue, no. 93; 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 (?); calendar for Franciscan use at Milan; written and illuminated in Ferrara, Italy, ca. 1480.
Decoration: 3 large and 9 small historiated initials, 54 border historiations set in medallions and rectangles.

Script: 
Italian rotunda
Language: 
Latin
Classification: