M.179, 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/77093


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1455-1525

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Woman picking flowers, Taurus, Man on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Gathering acorns, Scorpio, Slaughtering a pig, Sagittarius, Baking bread, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Virgin and Child enthroned, Virgo lactans, Betrayal of Christ, Gabriel and the Trinity with personifications of Mercy and Truth with Righteousness and Peace, Annunciation, Joachim and Anne meet at the Golden Gate, Nativity of the Virgin, Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple, Marriage of the Virgin Mary and Joseph, Nativity, Angels carrying a scroll, Ox and ass, Virgin Mary and Joseph traveling on an ass, Virgin Mary pointing to a stable, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Followers of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Joseph with club walks before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Virgin Mary praying, Pentecost, Bathsheba bathing, Nathan addressing King David, King David observing Bathsheba, David giving letter to Uriah, Uriah killed in battle, Three Living and Three Dead, Office of the Dead, Dives and his wife at a table, Lazarus lying dead, Group of nude souls in limbo, Dives tormented in hell, Abraham with Lazarus and other saved souls, Nude souls in purgatory, Raising of Lazarus, Job on dungheap, Trinity, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. James major, St. Stephen, St Christopher, St. Sebastian

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Passion according to John, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century (?) green velvet with 2 clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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