Holding institution title: Book of Hours
Holding institution classification: Book of Hours
Holding institution location: New York, NY
Digitization status: Partially digitized
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
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.
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
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