Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77448
Accession number: 
MS M.234
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Belgium, perhaps Tournai, 1480s.
Binding: 
20th-century (?) blue velvet in blue morocco case, incorrectly labeled: The Duc de Gueldres Prayerbook - circa 1446.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 19084.
Description: 
137 leaves (1 column, 22 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 160 x 120 mm
Provenance: 
Frémont (18th century); Charles Lormier collection (not traced in his sales, Paris, 1901-1907); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1908; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Belgium, perhaps Tournai, in the 1480s.
Decoration: 28 miniatures.

Variant Title: 

Title on case: Duc de Gueldres prayerbook

Script: 
bastarda
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: