M.1039, 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/76939


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1465-1520

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Lorraine

Illumination contents: John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew in initial C, St. Mark in initial I, added escutcheon with heraldry (azure, a pine tree proper between a scallop shell and a lion rampant or), Annunciation, Visitation, Adoration of the Magi, St. John the Baptist in initial I, St. Christopher in initial D, St. Nicholas in initial D, St. Catherine in initial D, St. Barbara in initial D, Job on dung heap with three friends

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Incomplete Obsecro te, Incomplete O Intemerata, Incomplete Hours of the Virgin, Suffrages, Incomplete Penitential Psalms, Incomplete Litany, Incomplete Short Hours of the Cross, Incomplete Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 18th-century red velvet with roll-tooled borders, yellow silk doublures, two silver clasps (one missing).

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.8

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