M.1175, 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/308001


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1500-1555

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Adoration of the Magi, Gathering firewood, Aquarius, Conversion of St. Paul, Pruning trees, Presentation in the Temple, Chopping down trees, Pisces, Apostle Matthias, St. Peter, Gardening, St. Adrian, Playing croquet, Aries, Annunciation, Men farming and woman churning, Two milkmaids, Taurus, St. George and the dragon, St. Mark the Evangelist, Youths on a boat, Sts. Philip and James, Men building the cross, Youths playing cards and instruments, Gemini, St. Helen with the True Cross, Shearing sheep, St. Boniface, St. Anthony, Jousting, Cancer, Nativity of John the Baptist, Sts. Peter and Paul, Mowing, Visitation, Raking, Leo, St. Mary Magdalene, St. James, Harvesting wheat, St. Peter in Prison, St. Lawrence, Assumption of the Virgin, Harvesting wheat, Virgo, St. Bartholomew, Beheading of St. John the Baptist, Sowing seed, St. Giles, Nativity of the Virgin, Slaughtering hogs, Libra, St. Matthew, Archangel Michael, Storing wine in barrels, St. Francis, Slaughtering a cow, Scorpio, St. Luke painting the Virgin, Sts. Simon and Jude, Gathering acorns, All Saints, All Souls, St. Martin and a beggar, Breaking flax, Sagittarius, Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple, St. Catherine, St. Andrew, Slaughtering a hog, St. Barbara, St. Nicholas, Joachim and Anna meeting at the Golden Gate, Baking Bread, Capricorn, St. Thomas, Nativity, Massacre of the Innocents, St. John the Evangelist boiled in oil, St. John the Evangelist and eagle, Miracle of St. John the Evangelist raising Drusiana, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Christ before Pilate, Christ carrying the Cross, Annunciation, Rebekah and Abraham’s servant, God enthroned in initial D, Gideon and the fleece, Visitation, Infancy of Christ, Joseph the Carpenter, Nativity, Three penitents with one censing altar, Moses and the burning bush, Circumcision of Christ, Dionysus and putti, Adoration of the Magi, King David proclaimed king, Presentation in the Temple, Hunting scene, Samuel brought to Eli, Massacre of the Innocents, Massacre of the Innocents, Assumption of the Virgin, Mask supporting placard inscribed AD FERIA TERCIA ET SEXTA, David beheading Goliath, Office of the Dead, Dance of Death, Man contemplates death in initial D, Last Judgment, Archangel Michael, Male owner portrait kneeling before prie-dieu with two collared dogs, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Baptist preaching, St. Peter, St. Peter crucified, St. Paul, Beheading of St. Paul, St. James major, Martyrdom of St. James minor, St. Andrew, Martyrdom of St. Andrew, St. John the Evangelist, All Apostles, St. Christopher, Martyrdom of St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, Martyrdom of St. Sebastian, St. Erasmus, Martyrdom of St. Erasmus, All Martyrs, Hell, St. Francis, Martyrdom of St. Francis, St. Nicholas, St. Nicholas freeing three princes, St. Jerome, Personification of gluttony, St. Augustine, All Confessors, Pastoral scene, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Anne with the Virgin and Christ Child, Annunciation to St. Anne, St. Barbara, Martyrdom of St. Barbara, St. Catherine, Torture of St. Catherine, St. Apollonia, Torture of St. Apollonia, St. Agatha, Torture of St. Agatha, St. Agnes, Martyrdom of St. Agnes, All Virgins, Youths in a garden

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Office of the Dead, Suffrages to one’s guardian angel, Suffrage to Saints, Verses of St. Gregory, Prayer on the Holy Name, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Stabat Mater, Athanasian Creed, Added Hours of the Cross, Added Hours of the Compassion of the Virgin

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Male owner portrait depicted praying before a prie-dieu on f. 173r. Arms (quarterly, 1 and 4, or a six-pointed star gules, 2 and 3, or 2 chevrons azure) in a lozenge shape (for a woman) appear on a bier on f. 124v.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Black morocco ca. 1700 with gold tooling.

Folio height (in centimeters): 12.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.5

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