Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77261
Accession number: 
MS M.189
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Paris, France, ca. 1500.
Binding: 
French 18th-century red morocco, green felt doublure, gold-tooled in Duseuil style; lettered: L'Office de la Vierge.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
124 leaves (1 column, 26 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 160 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Richard Bennett, his bookplate, his Catalogue, no. 72; 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 (Hours of the Virgin); calendar for Paris; written and illuminated in Paris, France, ca. 1500.
Decoration: 4 full-page miniatures, 9 large miniatures, 16 small miniatures, 4 border vignettes, 24 calendar vignettes.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Classification: