M.1053, 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/76810


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1490-1500

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Cambrai?

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Aquarius, Digging with a spade, Pisces, Sowing seed, Aries, Placing plant cage in raised bed, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Shearing sheep, Cancer, Mowing field with scythe, Leo, Threshing grain, Virgo, Picking grapes, Libra, Making wine, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering hog, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Visitation, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Massacre of the Innocents, King David penitent, Raising of Lazarus, Virgin and St. John the Evangelist, Virgin and Child on crescent moon, Virgin and Child enthroned with St. Anne, Mary Magdalen, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, St. Margaret and the Dragon, Trinity enthroned, God the Father, God the Son, Dove of the Holy Spirit, Veil of Veronica held by two angels, Archangel Michael slaying dragon, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. James major, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. Nicholas, St. Claudius, St. Anthony

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin for Advent and seasonal variants, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, O Intemerata, Obsecro te, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Original (?) arms obliterated (fol. 20) and overpainted (fol. 28)




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: Original blind-stamped goatskin, hinges repaired.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.5

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