M.144, 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/76838


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1465 -1515

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rouen

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Falconing, Taurus, Youths on a horse, Gemini, Shearing sheep, Cancer, Mowing, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Sowing, Libra, Treading grapes, Scorpio, Threshing, Sagittarius, Baking bread, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Matthew, St. Luke, St. Mark, Annunciation, Temptation of Adam and Eve, Virgin Mary weaving, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Crucifixion, Pentecost, King David praying, David observing Bathsheba, David and Goliath, Office of the Dead, Pietà

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, Fifteen Joys of the Virgin

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 16th-century Clovis Eve brown morocco richly-gilt with name: Genevieve Planteroze.

Folio height (in centimeters): 17

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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