G.4, 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/76804

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1450-1524

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Orléans (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead) and Rouen (Calendar)

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen or Orléans

Illumination contents: Occupations of the Months, Signs of the Zodiac, Original Female Owner before Seated Virgin and Child, Virgin and Child in initial O, Pietà in initial O, St. Genevieve Standing in Landscape with Angel Holding Taper and Devil, All Saints, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Cornfield Legend, Coronation of the Virgin, David in Prayer, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Death Riding Animal and Throwing Arrows at a Young Couple, Holy Family with Two Angels in a Rose Garden, Christ in a Walker, Trinity in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Mass of the Virgin, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Suffrages, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Fifteen Joys of the Virgin, Seven Requests to Our Lord

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Unidentified original (?) owner or owners’ initials M (originally G?) and D joined by a love knot on silver escutcheon on 29v. Original female owner before seated Virgin and Child on f. 14.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown; unidentified female owner kneeling before seated Virgin and Child illuminated f. 14r

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Red velvet; gilt and gauffered edges from earlier binding.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18.7

Folio width (in centimeters): 12.5

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