M.1135, 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/238227


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1497-1547

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Bourges?

Illumination contents: Lamb opening book before hand of God, Winged ox as symbol for Evangelist Luke, Angel as symbol for Evangelist Matthew, Winged Lion as symbol for Evangelist Mark, Man kneeling before altar with statue of the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Cross and Arma Christi, Annunciation, Virgin Mary doubted by Joseph, Cross held by two angels with nails and crown of thorns, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Magi guided by star, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Assumption of the Virgin, King David penitent, Personification of death with scythe and hourglass tramples five figures, Christ blessing with crossed orb

Text contents: Table of Golden Numbers, Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, The Passion According to John, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 20th-century dark red morocco, in a red half-morocco drop-box.

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.7

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