Bible

Record ID: 
77199
Accession number: 
MS M.230
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
Austria, perhaps Vienna, ca. 1435.
Binding: 
20th century vellum with ties; in maroon morroco case lettered: Biblia Pauperum - Manuscript 1450.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1906.
Description: 
24 leaves, bound : vellum, ill. ; 380 x 290 mm
Provenance: 
T.O. Weigel (1852); purchased from him by Eugene Felix of Leipzig; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. picture Bible; illustrated in Austria, perhaps Vienna, ca. 1435; titles and descriptive text added in the 16th century.
Decoration: 144 pen and ink drawings, a few with light gray wash.

Script: 
cursive script
Language: 
German and Latin
Century: 
Classification: