M.194, 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/76922


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1435 -1485

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Amiens (Calendar), Paris

Country of production: France or Belgium

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, King David praying, Raising of Lazarus, Archangel Michael, Guardian angel, Coronation of the Virgin, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, Baptism of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Mass of St. Gregory, St. Sebastian, St. Adrian, St. Anthony, St. Nicholas, St. Francis, St. Hubert, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, St. Margaret, All Saints, St. Ferreolus, St. Gislenus, St. Maurus, St. Fiacre, St. Jerome, St. Agatha

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Avete omnes anime, Mass of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Mass for Trespasses, Seven Verses of St. Bernard, The Passion According to John, Suffrages, Compline of the Virgin, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?: 1

Personalization: Prayers in the feminine gender indicate that this book of hours was originally intended for a woman.


Illuminator: Rambures Master


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Brown morocco inlaid with two 15th-16th century brown calf panels; one stamped with a Trinity above a shield with two lions passant gardant, supported by seated griffins; the arms on this panel are those of Normandy.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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