M.1027, 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/76902


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1440-1490

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome (Hours of the Virgin) with Calendar for Augustinian use

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris?

Illumination contents: Crucifixion, Pentecost, King David in Prayer, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Office of the Dead

Text contents: Calendar, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Arms of patron, Benoît Damian of Blois, visible on ff. 23r and 46r (gules, a star of eight points argent, on a chief of a demi eagle rising sable). His motto (du surplus) on ff. 19r, 23r, 46r, 85r, 95r, and 105r.



Patron: Benoît Damian of Blois

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Purple velvet.

Folio height (in centimeters): 11.7

Folio width (in centimeters): 8

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