G.14, 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/76806


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1505

Language(s): Latin, Italian

Use: Rome

Country of production: Italy

City or region of production: Milan?

Illumination contents: Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, St. Louis (added), Virgin and Child on Crescent Moon, Stigmatization of St. Francis, Virgin Worshipping Child, Angel Holding Cloth Descending to Mary of Egypt or Mary Magdalen in initial D, Standing Monk-Saint and Bishop-Saint in initial D, Saints Anthony Abbot (?) and Bernardinus of Siena in initial D, Standing Female Saint and St. Clare in initial D, St. Margaret Emerging from Dragon in initial D, St. Catherine Kneeling Between Wheels of Martyrdom in initial D, Martyred St. Sebastian and Standing St. Nicholas in initial C, St. Nicholas of Tolentino (?) in initial E, St. John the Baptist in initial C, Annunciation, Visitation in initial E, Nativity in initial O, Bishop-Saint Baptizing Nimbed Man, David Playing Psaltery in initial D, Madonna of Mercy, Harrowing of Hell in initial K, Crucifixion, Man of Sorrows in initial D, Pentecost, Throne of Mercy in initial D, Mass of St. Gregory, Last Supper in initial S, Eagle of St. John in initial I, Ox of St. Luke in initial I, Angel of St. Matthew in initial I, Lion of St. Mark in initial I, Three Living and Three Dead, Skull Placed on Rock in Landscape in initial D, Cross Mounted on Rock in Landscape in initial V

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Three Psalms to be said on Tuesday and Friday, Three Psalms to be said on Wednesday and Saturday, Little Chapter at Vespers for the Hours of the Virgin at Advent, Little Chapter at Vespers for Hours of the Virgin at Advent, Antiphon at Lauds to Compline for Hours of the Virgin from the Octave of the Nativity to the Purification, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Gospel Sequences, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Attributed to Venturino Mercati

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century gold- and blind-tooled black morocco

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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