H.7, 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/76891


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445 -1495

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: Christ as Salvator Mundi, Crucifixion with Longinus piercing Christ’s side, Pentecost, Virgin and Child enthroned, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Lamentation of the Virgin, Last Judgment, Office of the Dead, St. John the Baptist in initial P, St. James major in initial O, St. Christopher in initial O, St. Sebastian in initial O, St. George and the dragon in initial O, St. Nicholas in initial B, St. Anthony in initial V, St. Drogo in initial S, St. Catherine in initial V, St. Barbara in initial S, St. Mary Magdalene in initial M, St. Margaret and the dragon in initial E, St. Ursula and eleven thousand virgins in initial I

Text contents: Calendar, Prayer to the Holy Face, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Penitential Psalms, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Guillaume Vrelant

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Blond leather, gold tooled, with Crucifixion scene, scroll work, and words: Bonne Te He; brass clasps with monogram TGBF (or TGBE); France or Low Countries, ca. 1560-1590.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.9

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