M.189, 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/77261

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1525

Language(s): Latin

Use: Paris (Calendar), Rome (Hours of the Virgin)

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Aquarius, Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Woman holding wreath, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Making wine, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Pietà, Annunciation, Joachim and Anna meeting at the Golden Gate, Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple, Virgin Mary weaving, Marriage of the Virgin Mary and Joseph, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Last Judgment, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Raising of Lazarus, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. James major, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. Anthony, St. Nicholas, Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, St. Margaret

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

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 18th-century red morocco, green felt doublure, gold-tooled in Duseuil style; lettered: L’Office de la Vierge.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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