Leçons des matines de Noel

Record ID: 
77188
Accession number: 
MS M.145
Title: 
Leçons des matines de Noel
Created: 
1758.
Binding: 
French 18th-century red levant morocco, having in the center of both panels the arms of Louis XV of France; at the foot of fol. 1 the label of Padeloup, reading: Relié par Padeloup Relieur du Roy, place Sorbonne à Paris; lettered on back: Leçons des Matines de Noel; in red morocco case lettered: Manuscript written and bound by Padeloup for Louis XV.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
43 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 360 x 280 mm
Provenance: 
Made in 1758 for Louis XV of France, for use in the Chappelle du Roy, Versailles; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. prayerbook; written and decorated in Versailles, France, in 1758.
Scribe: Sr. Saudemont ancien.
Decoration: decorative head- and tail-pieces throughout, each page framed by a colored border.
Artist: Sr. Saudemont ancien; colophon on fol. 42v reads: Fait à Versailles par le Sr. Saudemont ancien substitut de M. le Procureur du Roy de Meudon l'An 1758.

Script: 
written in Roman letters
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: