M.263, 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/76863


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1495

Language(s): Latin

Use: Unknown

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Angers?

Illumination contents: Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Betrayal of Christ, Arrest of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Flagellation of Christ, Christ crowned with thorns, Christ before Pilate, Mocking of Christ, Christ carrying the Cross, Crucifixion, Christ nailed to the Cross, Disrobing of the two thieves, Thieves nailed to crosses, Christ’s side pierced, Joseph of Arimathea asks Pilate for the body of Christ, Last Judgment, Descent from the Cross, Pietà, Holy Women with Ointments, Entombment, Resurrection, Watchmen report to the High Priest, Casting lots for Christ’s garments, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. Sebastian, St. Christopher, St. Nicholas, St. Nicasius, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Barbara

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Obsecro te, Prayer before a Crucifix, Prayer before Mass, Prayer at the Elevation of the Body of Christ, Prayer at the Elevation of the Blood of Christ, Prayer after the Consecration, Prayer to the Agnus Dei, The Seven Verses of St. Bernard, Prayer Before Confession, Prayer Before Communion, Prayer After Communion, Prayers to St. Michael and St. John the Baptist, Prayer to St. Sebastian, Prayer to St. Christopher, Prayer to St. Nicholas, Prayer to St. Nicasius, Prayers to Sts. Mary Magdalene and Catherine, Prayer to St. Barbara

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 16th-century brown silk (brocade) over boards, into which the manuscript was sewn when divided, ca. 1547, lettered: Offices of the Passion from the Library of Philippa de Gueldres; in red morocco case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 12.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.7

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