M.198, 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/77085


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1455-1505

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Amiens, Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Amiens

Illumination contents: Crucifixion, Pentecost, Virgin and Child with kneeling male owner portrait, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Office of the Dead, St. Jerome Praying, St. John the Evangelist boiled in a cauldron of oil, St. Sebastian, St. Adrian, St. Stephen, St. Christopher, St. Blasius, St. George, St. Acharius, St. Francis, St. Anthony with a devil disguised as a woman, St. Nicholas, St. Leonard, Mass of St. Gregory, St. Martin, St. Hugh, St. Barbara, St. Margaret, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Agnes, St. Agatha, St. Anne teaching the Virgin to read, St. Catherine, St. Apollonia

Text contents: Calendar, Prayers in French, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Obsecro te, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Prayer to God and the Three Archangels, Suffrages, Passion According to John, Added Prayers in French

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Male owner portrait depicted kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child on f. 20r.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French or Belgian 18th century morocco with gold tooling and 2 clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 11

Folio width (in centimeters): 8

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