Bible

Record ID: 
86382
Accession number: 
MS M.494
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
Paris, France, third quarter of the 13th century.
Binding: 
Lower cover is 14th-century French brown morocco, tooled, with Visconti emblems; upper cover is a late 19th- or early 20th-century copy of the lower cover.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
Description: 
639 leaves (2 columns, 40 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 390 x 285 mm
Provenance: 
Probably owned by Isabelle de France (1348-1372), daughter of King Jean II and the wife of Gian Galeazzo Visconti; Baron Hugo de Bethmann collection, Paris; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Léon Gruel in Paris in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. Bible; written and illuminated in Paris, France, in the third quarter of the thirteenth century.
Artists: second hand of Hospitaller Master and third hand of workshop of Hospitaller Master.
Decoration: 76 historiated initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
French
Century: 
Classification: