M.12, 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/76842


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1525

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tours?

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Presentation of the Virgin Mary at the Temple, Virgin Mary and St. John the Evangelist, Nimbed youth holding scepter with four nimbed and crowned women and trinity, Annunciation, Virgin Mary and male saint in landscape, Man kneeling before bishop and monk, Two hooded and one un-hooded man standing before houses, Virgin Mary and Joseph, Female saint gesturing to man in doorway, Male saint and Ambrose of Milan with Trinity, Nativity, Augustus before sibyl pointing upward to the Virgin Mary and Christ Child in mandorla, Nativity, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Shepherds, Three children in the fiery furnace, Magi beholding star, Journey of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Dream of Joseph, Virgin Mary and Joseph, Three males in prayer, Massacre of the innocents, Virgin Mary teaching the Christ child to read with Joseph sleeping, Flight into Egypt, Christ Child taken to school, Virgin Mary and Joseph, Christ among the doctors, Christ and the Miracle of Cana, Christ and apostles, Pietà, Mourning mothers, Harrowing of Hell, Harrowing of Hell, Resurrection, Christ appearing to Virgin Mary and Abraham, Noli me tangere, Christ and apostles, Virgin Mary with apostles and monks, Visitation, Coronation of the Virgin, Coronation of the Virgin, Presentation in the Temple, Annunciation, St. Jerome, Christ blessing kings and angels, Six men chanting from a book on a lectern, King David harping, Monks chanting from a book on a lectern, King David anointed, King David as shepherd, Christ carrying the Cross, Crucifixion, Entombment, Pentecost, Ascension, Witnesses of the Ascension, King David harping, King David observing Bathsheba, David sending Uriah into battle, David embracing Bethsheba, David communicating with God, Death of Absolom, King David with arms crossed, King David in prayer, Virgin Mary as intercessor, Raising of Lazarus, Temptation of Christ, Bearded man wearing hat gestures toward youth, Destruction of Job’s livestock, Job seated among ashes, Satan before God, Job smitten by Satan, Job confessing to God, Job sitting on dungheap, Job blessed by God, Job with second family, Hezekiah and Isaiah, Trinity, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. Peter and angels, St. John the Evangelist, St. James major, St. Christopher, Sts. Cosmas and Damian, St. Lawrence, St. Martin of Tours, St. Anthony Abbot, St. Mary Magdalen, St. Anne teaching the Virgin to read, Susanna observed by elders, Baptism of St. Barbara, St. Barbara, St. Catherine, St. Margaret

Text contents: Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French brown morocco, ca. 1580, tooled and gilt, with monogram double K and S, lettered: Horae Beatae Marie Virginis – French c. 1500.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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