Book of Hours
Paris, France, ca. 1500.
French 18th-century red morocco, green felt doublure, gold-tooled in Duseuil style; lettered: L'Office de la Vierge.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
124 leaves (1 column, 26 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 160 x 100 mm
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).
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.