M.196, 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/76846


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1495

Language(s): Latin

Use: Besançon

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Savoy or Besançon

Illumination contents: Annunciation, God the Father seated on a cloud with Gabriel kneeling, Virgin Mary reading, Visitation, Heraldic shield, Nativity, Heraldic shield, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Heraldic shield, Presentation in the Temple, Heraldic shield, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Pentecost, Crucifixion, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, King David praying, David and Goliath, King David harping, Trinity, St. Peter, St. Peter as pope, St. James major, St. James as pilgrim, Heraldic shield, St. Claudius, St. Anthony, Sts. Anthony and Paul, St. Christopher, St. Anne teaching the Virgin to read, St. Catherine, St. Catherine kneeling before executioner, Office of the Dead, Three Living and Three Dead, Group of animated skeletons, Virgin sheltering kneeling figures including a pope and king in her cloak

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Short Hours of the Cross, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Suffrages, Office of the Dead, Gospel Sequences, Seven Last Words of Christ, Communion Prayer, Adoro te Domine, Domine Ihesu Christe mittere digneris sanctum angelum, Domine deus omnipotens creator celi et terre in manus tuas

Hours intercalated?:



Illuminator: Follower of Antoine de Lonhy


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 19th-century dark brown morocco; lettered: Heures.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13.2

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