M.1001, 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/76937


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1450-1500

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Poitiers

Illumination contents: Evangelists, Martyrdom of St. Mark, Bloody Host of Dijon, Annunciation, Virgin ascending the steps of the Temple, Virgin Weaving, Angel bringing food to the Virgin, Marriage of the Virgin, Visitation, Birth of St. John the Baptist, St. John the Baptist Preaching, Nativity, Shepherds, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Farm life, Adoration of the Magi, Journey of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Virgin and Child kneeling before an altar, Circumcision, Flight into Egypt, Herod and the Massacre of the Innocents, Coronation of the Virgin, Death and Assumption of the Virgin, Crucifixion, The Veronica and quarrel over the robe of Christ, Pentecost, Ascension of Christ and meeting on the way to Emmaus, Pride on a lion, Lucifer and the sin of pride, Envy on a camel, Beelzebub and the sin of envy, Anger on a leopard, Leviathan and the sin of anger, Avarice on a wolf, Mammon and the sin of avarice, Gluttony on a pig, Berich and the sin of gluttony, Sloth on an ass, Astarot and the sin of sloth, Lust on a goat, Asmodeus and the sin of lust, Last Judgment, Devils pulling a cartload of souls into the mouth of Hell, Job on a Dungheap, Raising of Lazarus, Virgin and Child with music-making angels, St. Sebastian, St. Anthony Abbot, St. Christopher carrying the Christ child, Trinity, St. Michael battling a devil, St. John the Baptist, St. Stephen, St. Lawrence, St. George and the Dragon, Mass of St. Gregory, St. Martin dividing his cloak, St. Mary Magdalen, St. Apollonia, St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Margaret and the dragon, St. Barbara, All Saints

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Obsecro te, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Formerly French late 18th-century blue morocco, gold-tooled dentelle, with label of Derome le Jeune (preserved in M.1001 folder); now bound in full alum tawed pigskin by Deborah Evetts, 1988.

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.8

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