M.1162, 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/279805

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1484

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Lyons

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Annunciation, Prophet holding scroll, Prophet holding scroll, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation at the Temple, Death of the Virgin, Assumption of the Virgin, Christ carrying the Cross, Pentecost, David observing Bathsheba, Job on dungheap with friends, Virgin of the Apocalypse and Christ child, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. Peter, St. Sebastian, St. George, St. Christopher, St. Claudius, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Anne teaching the Virgin to read

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Obsecro te, Seven Verses of St. Bernard, Passion according to St. John, Suffrages, Psalms, Added Ownership Inscriptions

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Crimson velvet, ca. 1800, over original (?) boards; original unwritten leaves as pastedowns; spine in five compartments. Morocco box in slipcase. –Cf. Christie’s.

Folio height (in centimeters): 12.6

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.2

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