Heures, a lusaige de Rome (Book of Hours, use of Rome)

Horae (Hours)
Les presentes heures a lusaige de Rome

Illustrated by Master of Anne of Brittany (French, active about 1480–1510), Printer Philippe Pigouchet (French, 15th–16th century), Publisher Simon Vostre (French, active 1486–1521)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff H-394; BMC VIII 119; Bohatta 648


Overall: 21.2 x 14.5 x 2.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 11/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous metalcuts, printed on vellum

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Philippe Pigouchet, for Simon Vostre, 22 August 1498) Quarto; 72 leaves; gilt-stamped red leather binding signed Thouvenin (Paris, 1790-1834), in manner of Le Gascon; dark blue-black morocco slipcase.

Paris: Philippe Pigouchet, for Simon Vostre, 22 August 1498


Duke of Hamilton. 1913, Louis Lebeuf de Montgermont (b. 1841 - d. 1918), Paris; May 19-21, 1913, Montgermont library sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, part VII, lot 40. Édouard Rahir (b. 1862 - d. 1924), Paris; May 6-8, 1931, posthumous Rahir sale, part II, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 331, sold to the MFA for $1,400. (Accession Date: July 1, 1931)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund