M.1083, 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/145212

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1514

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Italy

City or region of production: Florence?

Illumination contents: Adoration of the Christ Child in initial D, Female Saint in initial D, Bust of Female Saint in initial D, Virgin Mary Reading in initial D, Female Saint holding a book in initial D, Bust of Female Saint in initial D, Bust of Female Saint in initial D, Bust of Female Saint in initial C, King David with Harp in initial D, Medallion of Young Woman, Three Living and Three Dead in initial D, Christ as Man of Sorrows in initial P, Pentecost in initial D, Christ in Gethsemane in initial D, Virgin Mary at Prayer in initial D, Cross in initial D, Cross in initial D, Cross in initial D, Cross with Lance and Sponge on Reed in initial D, Profile Bust of Female Saint in initial C

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

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Notable number of female saints illuminated in historiated initials and marginal medallions

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Possibly Antonio di Niccolò di Lorenzo

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century brown gilt calf.

Folio height (in centimeters): 9.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 7

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