G.1, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/76958


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1450-1500

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Loire River Valley

Illumination contents: St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, David Praying, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Office of the Dead, God the Father in initial P, God the Son in initial F, Holy Spirit in initial S, Trinity in initial S, Virgin and Child in initial S, St. Michael and the Devil in initial P, Angels in initial O, St. John the Baptist in initial I, St. Peter in initial Q, St. Paul in initial M, St. Andrew in initial D, St. James Major in initial O, St. John the Evangelist in initial V, Sts. Philip and James Minor in initial I, St. Thomas in initial O, St. Bartholomew in initial B, St. Matthew in initial B, Sts. Simon and Jude in initial H, St. Matthias in initial O, St. Barnabas in initial D, St. Luke in initial B, St. Mark in initial B, All Apostles and Evangelists in initial I, St. Stephen in initial P, St. Laurence in initial L, St. Vincent in initial E, St. Fabian in initial H, Martyrdom of St. Sebastian in initial O, Sts. Cosmas and Damian in initial S, Sts. Gervase and Protase in initial I, St. Christopher in initial S, All Martyrs in initial G, St. Silvester in initial O, St. Leo in initial S, St. Gregory in initial O, St. Martin Dividing his Cloak in initial O, St. Augustine in initial P, St. Ambrose in initial I, St. Jerome Removing Thorn from Lion’s Paw in initial O, St. Nicholas Resuscitating Three Youths in initial A, St. Louis in initial G, St. Anthony in initial V, St. Germanus in initial G, St. Maurus in initial I, All Confessors in initial I, St. Anne Teaching the Virgin to Read in initial I, St. Mary Magdalen in initial M, St. Agnes in initial S, St. Lucy in initial V, St. Cecilia in initial E, St. Ursula in initial I, St. Apollonia in initial B, St. Agatha in initial B, St. Catherine in initial V, St. Margaret emerging from the Dragon in initial A, St. Genevieve in initial O, St. Elizabeth in initial C, St. Faith in initial S, All Virgins in initial S, All Saints in initial B, St. Bernard and Devil holding a book, Owner Portrait with St. Peter before Virgo Lactans, Virgin and Child in initial O, Christ Child with Orb in initial D, Descent from the Cross, Owner Portrait before Virgin and Child in initial S, Meeting at the Golden Gate in initial D, St. John the Evangelist, Martyrdom of St. Barbara

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Seven Verses of Saint Bernard, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Additional prayers, Stabat Mater, Hours of the Immaculate Conception, Prayer to St. John the Evangelist, Prayer to St. Barbara

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Orignal (unidentified) owner’s motto, “et non autre” appears ten times throughout the manuscript. Knotted initials appear twelve times.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Two followers of the Coëtivy Master.

Patron: Unknown original owner

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No, Yes

Binding description: V. 2 has original blind stamped brown calf over wooden boards, rebacked; v. 1 has blind-stamped brown calf made by Sangorski & Sutcliffe to match v. 2 in 1954.

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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