M.1166, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Prayer book of Claude de France

Holding institution classification: Prayer book

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/273505


Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1492-1542

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tours

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, St. John Resuscitating a Corpse, St. John Survives the Cup of Poison, St. Luke, St. Luke Painting the Virgin, St. Luke Preaching, St. Matthew, St. Matthew overcoming dragons, Martyrdom of St. Matthew, St. Mark, Martyrdom of St. Mark, St. Mark’s corpse protected by a storm, Burial of St. Mark, Christ’s entry into Jerusalem, Christ purges the temple, Christ’s agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, Arrest of Christ, Christ before Annas, Christ before Caiaphas, Mocking of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Christ before Herod, Flagellation of Christ, Christ crowned with thorns, Ecce Homo, Pilate washes his hands and dismisses Christ, Christ carrying the Cross, Christ nailed to the Cross, Crucifixion, Descent from the Cross, Entombment, Resurrection, Virgin and Child with St. John the Baptist, Coat of Arms of Queen Claude de France, Annunciation to Joachim, Joachim and Anne meeting at the Golden Gate, Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple, Marriage of the Virgin Mary and Joseph, Annunciation, Coat of Arms of Queen Claude de France, Visitation, Nativity, Circumcision of Christ, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Rest on the Flight from Egypt, Christ among the Doctors, Death of the Virgin Mary, Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Coronation of the Virgin Mary, Trinity adored by choirs of angels, God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit, St. Veronica holds veil with the Holy Face, St. Amadour Preaching, Sts. Amadour and Veronica displaying the Veil, Archangel Michael, Archangel Michael battling a Demon, St. John the Baptist, Decapitaton of St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist with the cup of poison, St. John the Baptist led to the cauldron of boiling oil, Sts. Peter and Paul, Decapitation of Sts. Peter and Paul, St. James, Miraculous transport of St. James’s corpse by wild oxen, St. Andrew, St. Andrew preaching, Crucifixion of St. Andrew, Sts. Philip and James minor, St. Philip banishing the serpent worshipped by the citizens of Hierapolis, St. Denis, Decapitation of St. Denis and his companions, St. Christopher, St. Christopher surviving the torture of the red hot seat, St. Sebastian shot with arrows, St. Sebastian clubbed to death, St. Roch tended by angel, St. Nicholas restoring the three youths, Innkeeper killing three youths, St. Claude consecrated bishop, St. Claude resuscitating a corpse, St. Anthony, St. Louis giving alms, St. Francis, St. Martin, St. Martin preparing to divide his cloak, St. Martin visited by the Virgin Mary and other saints, St. Julian blessing. St. Julian miraculously providing water for Le Mans, St. René, St. René resuscitating a dead child, St. Jerome with Cross and Book, St. Jerome in Penance, Death of St. Jerome, St. Hubert with hunting horns, St. Hubert adoring the miraculous stag, St. Anthony and the miracle of the mule adoring the host, St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to read, Annunciation to St. Anne, St. Mary Magdalene with the jar of ointment, Levitation of St. Mary Magdalene, St. Martha with Aspergillum and Book, St. Martha leading the tarasque, St. Catherine with a sword, St. Catherine surviving the torture wheels, St. Margaret emerging from the dragon, Decapitation of St. Margaret, St. Barbara with tower and palm, St. Barbara tortured, Decapitation of St. Barbara, St. Apollonia with pincers and tooth, St. Apollonia having her teeth extracted, St. Geneviève praying, St. Geneviève’s candle miraculously surviving a demon’s bellows, St. Ursula with Her 11,000 Virgin Martyrs, St. Helena with the True Cross, St. Susanna Reading, St. Susanna Spied upon by the Elders, All Saints, The Virgin Mary Appearing to St. Bernard, Mass of St. Gregory, St. Gregory Administering the Church, Angel holding the crown of thorns, Angel holding the host, Exposition of the Eucharist

Text contents: Gospel Sequences, Prayers to Christ, Stabat mater, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Prayers to the Virgin, Prayers to the Trinity, Salve sancta facies, Prayer to Archangel Michael, Prayers to Saints, Verses of St. Gregory

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Wine red velvet with gilded clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 6.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 4.9

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