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Genre/Form: Dated manuscripts
Books of hours
Illuminated manuscripts
Coats of arms
Vellum (parchment)
Prayers and devotions
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Devotional calendars
Morocco bindings (Binding)
Doublures (Binding)
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Girolamo Pagliarolo; Amico Aspertini; Lorenzo Costa; Francesco Francia; Giovanni Bentivoglio; Octaviano Cusani; Léon Gruel; Godefroy Brauer; J Pierpont Morgan; J P Morgan; Catholic Church.; Pierpont Morgan Library.
OCLC Number: 270127375
Language Note: Latin
Notes: Ms. book of hours for the use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin, calendar); written and illuminated in Bologna, Italy, in 1497.
Scribe: Girolamo Pagliarolo, who signed and dated the manuscript on fol. 190: Anno Salutis. M. CCCC. LXXXXVij: Descriptum opusculum Religiosum. Hieronimus paiarolus bononiensis descripsit intra dies viginti quinque.
Decoration: 6 full-page miniatures surrounded by floral borders incorporating Bentivoglio emblems, mottoes, and devices.
Artists: borders attributed to Girolamo Pagliarolo; miniatures attributed to various artists, including Girolamo Pagliarolo, Francesco Francia, Amico Aspertini, Lorenzo Costa and workshop.
Carl Brandon Strehlke (Burlington Magazine v. 137 (Jan.-Mar.- 1995, p. 45) assigns only the borders to Pagliarolo and the miniatures to Lorenzo Costa or his workshop; Michaela Krieger ("Francesco Francia als Illuminator," Wiener Jahrbuch für Kunstgeschichte v. IL (1996), p. 275-286, and following) attributes the miniature on fol. 16v to Francesco Francia--Cf PML files.
Description: 192 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, illustrations ; 195 x 126 mm
Other Titles: Book of hours (Ms. Pierpont Morgan Library. M.53)


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