G.5, 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/76803


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1525

Language(s): Latin, Dutch

Use: Augustinian Canons of Windesheim Chapter (Hours of the Virgin) and Utrecht (Office of the Dead)

Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Utrecht

Illumination contents: Table of golden numbers, Table of months and zodiac signs, Table of lunar letters, Table of astrological numbers, Annunciation, Nativity in initial D, Raising of Lazarus, Skull and bones in initial D, Man of sorrows emerging from tomb with Arma Christi, Coronation of the Virgin with Christ child, Apostle Paul with male owner portrait kneeling, St. Anne with the Virgin and Child and kneeling Mary Cleopas and Mary Salome with male owner portrait kneeling, St. Anne with the Virgin and Child in initial O

Text contents: Calendar, Table of Golden Numbers, Table of Months and Zodiac Signs, Table of Lunar Letters, Table of Astrological Numbers, Excerpts from the Gospel of John, Short Hours of the Cross, Incomplete Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Incomplete Office of the Dead, Commendation of the Dead, Prayers in Dutch, Fifteen Os of Bridget of Sweden, Prayer in Dutch, Golden Litany in Dutch, Prayer to Christ in Dutch, Prayers to the Virgin in Dutch, Five Sorrows of the Virgin in Dutch, Seven Joys of the Virgin in Dutch, O Intemerata in Dutch, Rosary of the Virgin in Dutch, Prayers to Saints in Dutch, Three Pater Nosters in Dutch, Passion according to Matthew in Dutch, Passion According to John in Dutch, Improperia in Dutch

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Original owner (male) pictured before St. Paul on f. 93v before a suffrage to St. Paul.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Master of Edward IV of England.

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: Rebinding preserving the early 16th-century Netherlandish covers of brown calf over boards, blind-stamped with four repetitions of a rectangular panel containing six angel musicians surrounded by a Latin legend and two repetitions of a panel with two dogs facing each other over a bone.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.6

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.5

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