M.264, 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/112428


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1375-1425

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Northern France

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming by the Fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Man holding flowers, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Harvesting grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Christ enthroned, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Office of the Dead, Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Last Judgment, St. James major with kneeling male owner portrait, Priest celebrating Mass

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Psalms for Tuesday and Friday, Psalms for Wednesday and Saturday, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, The Seven Requests to Our Lord in French, The Five Joys of the Virgin in French, Prayers to the Virgin in French, Prayer to St. James in French, Prayers to the Sacrament

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: A male owner portrait kneels before St. James major on f. 161v




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Italian or Spanish 17th-century red morocco with arms and name on front cover: Don Pedro de Aragon.

Folio height (in centimeters): 19

Folio width (in centimeters): 14

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