M.174, 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/76849

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1500-1550

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, Man and boy in garden, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist in a cauldron of oil, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Creation of Eve, Annunciation, Visitation, Virgin with a blank scroll, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Journey of the Magi, Magi kneeling before Herod, Presentation in the Temple, Priest looking at a broken idol, Two priests with broken idol on column, Flight into Egypt, Troop of soldiers, Massacre of the Innocents, Coronation of the Virgin, Angels playing instruments, Pentecost, Baptism of Christ, Nathan speaks to David, Job on dungheap with three friends, Virgin and Child enthroned with kneeling female owner portrait, Youth owner portrait kneeling, Virgin gives bond to Theophilius with devil

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Fifteen Joys of the Virgin, Seven Requests of the Lord

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French red morocco gilt, ca. 1810.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 12

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