M.202, 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/76915


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1415-1474

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rouen

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Lovers in a garden, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing and winnowing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. James Major with kneeling male owner portrait, St. Anthony with kneeling female owner portrait, St. John the Evangelist, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Crucifixion, Pentecost, King David Praying, Office of the Dead

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

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Male owner portrait depicted kneeling before St. James major on f. 13r, with heraldic shield below. Female owner portrait depicted kneeling before St. Anthony on f. 14r, with heraldic shield below.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: English 19th-century red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, lettered Heures de Rouen Ms. sur velin – vers 1465; in olive morocco case with same lettering.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20.1

Folio width (in centimeters): 14.5

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