Book of hours

Record ID: 
77215
Accession number: 
MS M.257
Title: 
Book of hours
Created: 
Paris, France, 1645.
Binding: 
Red morocco gilt by Bauzonnet-Trautz; lettered: Officium Conceptionis B. Mariae - Parisiis, Jarry, 1645.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
49 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 120 x 80 mm
Provenance: 
Nicolas Yemeniz sale (Paris, 1867, no. 77) to Potier; Leboeuf de Montgermont; his sale (Paris, 1876, no. 56) to Labitte; Labitte sale (Paris, Feb. 4, 1881, no. 30); A. Fontaine (catalogue, 1882, no. 22); A. Fontaine sale?; Bulletin Morgand 18 (1885, no. 10402); Répert. Morgand (1893, no. 134); Rahir, bulletin 4 (1905, no. 294); Charles Scribner's sons?; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours, undetermined use; written and decorated in Paris, France, in 1645.
Scribe: Nicolas Jarry, who is also the artist; signed and dated the manuscript on fol. 44v.
Decoration: text framed in gold bands edged in rose; gold Roman captials and initials throughout.

Script: 
Roman letters
Language: 
Latin
Classification: