M.1031, 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/76938

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1420-1485

Language(s): Dutch

Use: Utrecht (Calendar) in the Gerard Groote tradition

Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Haarlem

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Nativity in initial H, Nativity in initial G, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial G, Presentation in the Temple in initial G, Adoration of the Magi in initial G, Flight into Egypt in initial B, Trinity, King Solomon (?) in initial M, Crucifixion with Mary and John, Man of Sorrows in initial H, Pentecost, Moses Receiving the Tablets of Law in initial H, Salvator Mundi Standing in Landscape, St. Veronica Displaying Sudarium in initial O, Last Judgment, David in Prayer in initial H, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Clare, Male and female owner portraits Receiving Communion, Scholar in initial O, Christ Receiving Widow’s Son at Gates of Naim, Man and Woman in Hellmouth in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Stabat Mater, Suffrages, Hours of Eternal Wisdom, Dicta of Saint Jerome and Saint Augustine, Long Hours of the Cross, Long Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of All Saints, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Dicta of Various Saints, Suffrages, Hours of the Holy Sacrament, Prayers and Meditations on Communion, O Intemerata, Sayings of Saints Augustine and Bernard, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Original owners, a couple, portrayed on f. 193v. Their arms (azure, a chevron argent in point a swan argent, beaked gules and legged sable) on f. 129v. Gules a horse or talbot rampant argent, surcharged with an estoile gules on fol. 193v. Gules, a horse or talbot counterrampant argent, surcharged with an estoile gules or on fol. 194. Arms on ff. 193v and 194 have been identified as of Assendelft, and arms on fol. 129v are unidentified.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Master of the Haarlem Bible

Patron: Original owners, a couple, portrayed on f. 193v. Their arms (azure, a chevron argent in point a swan argent; beaked gules and legged sable) on f. 129v; gules a horse or talbot rampant argent, surcharged with an estoile gules on fol. 193v; gules, a horse or talbot counterrampant argent, surcharged with an estoile gules or on fol. 194; these two latter arms identified as of Assendelft; arms on fol. 129v unidentified

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: Dutch 15th-century brown calf over boards, blind-stamped with Christ the Savior on front and Lamb of God on back, within rectangular panels.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 12.8

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