M.248, 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/77113


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1440-1495

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Angers

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Angers

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Digging, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Falconing, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Sowing, Virgo, Gathering acorns, Libra, Treading Grapes, Scorpio, Baking bread, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Annunciation, Prophet Isaiah, Prophet Amos, Prophet Jeremiah, Prophet Daniel, Visitation, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, David and Goliath, King David praying, Job on a dungheap, Office of the Dead, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Sebastian, Mass of St. Gregory, St. Florentius, St. Martin, St. Christopher, St. Anthony, St. Julian, St. Margaret, St. Apollonia, Coronation of the Virgin observed by all saints

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Seven Verses of St. Barnard, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?: 1





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 20th-century red velvet in citron morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; lettered: Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis – Angers, c. 1480.

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.1

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