G.59, 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/76995


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1275-1375

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Variant of the use of Arras

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Artois

Illumination contents: Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial D, Visitation in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Circumcision in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents in initial C, Office of the Dead in initial D, Female owner portriat kneeling before Virgin and Child in initial D, Throne of Mercy in initial D, Virgin and Child Enthroned in initial O

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead, Fifteen joys of the Virgin, Seven Requests to Our Lord, O Intemerata

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Original owner (female) pictured kneeling before the Virgin and Child in initial D on f. 68r with rabbit in margin

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Celestine convent of Marcoussis

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 16th-century brown calf, gilt-tooled with instruments of the Passion on each corner and with flowers on the spine, rebacked, brass clasps and catches.

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.2

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