M.175, 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/77088


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1525

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Lovers in a field, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Winnowing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, The Holy Family, Tree of Jesse, Annunciation, Visitation, Pentecost, Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Virgin Mary and Christ Child, David observing Bathsheba, David and Goliath, King David praying, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Two heraldic shields, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Stephen, St. Laurence, St. Nicholas, St. Claudius, St. Barbara with kneeling female owner portrait, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Genevieve

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, O sorores egregie, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Missus est Gabriel, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Obsecro te, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Seven Requests of the Lord

Hours intercalated?: 1

Personalization: Female owner depicted kneeling before St. Barbara on f. 115r




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: English red morocco gilt, ca. 1800.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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