M.229, 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/77107


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1350-1425

Language(s): Latin, French

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

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Massacre of the Innocents, Christ with orb enthroned, Crucifixion, Virgin Mary and Christ Child with kneeling female owner portrait, Coronation of the Virgin, St. John the Evangelist, Female owner portrait kneeling before St. Margaret

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Life of St. Margaret in French Verse

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Original female owner is depicted twice in this manuscript, first on f. 195r, kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, and second on f. 204r before St. Margaret emerging from the dragon at the beginning of the Life of St. Margaret in rhymed verse.


Illuminator: School of Jean Pucelle


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 18th-century green morocco; lettered: Heures en Latin – MSS. sur velin – en miniatu [sic].

Folio height (in centimeters): 12

Folio width (in centimeters): 8

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