M.183, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution classification: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/77271

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1255-1315

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Liège

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Liège

Illumination contents: Janus-faced man feasting, Aquarius, Pruning trees, Pisces, Working with a mattock, Aries, Youth with a flower, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Picking roses, Cancer, Mowing, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering an ox, Capricorn, Easter computation table, Virgin crowned with branches emerging with discs representing the seven fruits of the spirit, St. Catherine, St. Agnes, St. Agatha, St. Ursula, St. Margaret, Jesse tree, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Angel playing a fiddle, St. Martin, St. Servatius, St. Nicholas, St. Giles, St. Leonard, Christ bringing bread to an imprisoned bishop, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Man playing a pipe, St. Laurence, St. Thomas of Canterbury, St. Stephen, St. George, St. Christopher, Two male saints with one attacked by man with sword, Presentation in the Temple, Baptism of Christ, Christ among the doctors, Marriage at Cana, Man with a hawk, Man beheads St. John the Baptist and Salome with dish, St. John the Evangelist boiled in cauldron of oil, St. Peter crucified, St. Paul beheaded, St. Bartholomew, St. Andrew, Temptation of Christ, Christ on an ass observed by Zacchaeus in a tree, Last Supper, Christ washes Peter’s feet, Angel holding a book, The Fall, Expulsion from Eden, Eve with a distaff and swaddled child and Adam digging, Franciscan with a book, King David pointing to his eye facing man in blue in initial D, Man adoring Christ, Franciscan nun with palm and book, David before King Saul after slaying Goliath in initial D, David with sling, Goliath in mail with sword and yellow shield bearing a black eagle, Three youths, Apostle with palm and book, Bearded saint with blank scroll watches two men struggling on the ground with devil observing in initial Q, Man with sword holding his own head, First Temptation of Christ in initial D, Solomon’s judgment, Monk with crosier and book, Christ with an orb above with Jonah in water praying below in initial S, Raising of Lazarus in initial E, Joab in mail on horse with lance, Absalom hanging by his hair, Absalom’s horse running away, Priest at altar elevating the host with possible male and female owner portraits kneeling in initial C, Two men with swords and sarges fight, Christ in the garden of Gethsemane in initial D, Coronation of the Virgin in initial D, Five angels with musical instruments, Fool with club and bread, Abbot in black with crosier and book, Incredulity of Thomas in initial C, Noli me tangere, Christ meets two disciples on the road to Emmaus, Death of the Virgin in initial D, Man takes tiger cub, Tiger gazes in a mirror, Man places mirror, Betrayal of Christ in initial D, Judas with a bag leads soldiers, Two men hand Judas a bag, Christ before Caiaphas in initial D, Wolf biting its own paw before sheep, Man with a club advancing toward wolf, Flagellation of Christ in initial D, Christ Carrying the Cross in initial D, Crucifixion in initial D, Man and woman praying in initial M, Descent from the Cross in initial D, Marys at the Empty Tomb in initial C, Boys playing a game, Boy with a monkey, Office of the Dead, Mermaid, Man cutting a tree, Virgin Mary hands bond to Theophilus, Virgin Mary holds devil by a rope around his neck, Crowd of devils beating one devil

Text contents: Calendar, Psalter, Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: Original late 15th century Flemish tooled and stamped leather over boards; square stamps with stars, dragons, and fleurs-des-lis in rectangular frame enclosing three vertical columns; rebacked at the Doves Bindery, 1894; two modern clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16.3

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.5

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