Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77349
Accession number: 
MS M.171
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Tournai, Belgium, ca 1480-1490.
Binding: 
Flemish 15th-16th century brown morocco over boards stamped with panels of the Annunciation surrounded by the inscription: Ave gracia / plena dominus tecum / o mater dei memento mei.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
259 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 160 x 120 mm
Provenance: 
Rev. John Cohen Jackson sale (London, Dec. 13, 1895, no. 77) to Pickering for Richard Bennett (1844-1900); Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 39; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for Franciscan use; perhaps also use of Lille; calendar in French; written and illuminated in Belgium, perhaps in Tournai, ca. 1480-1490.
Decoration: 9 large and 19 small miniatures.
Artist: Master of Edward IV and his workshop.

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Century: 
Classification: