M.271, 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/76866


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1495-1500

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Langres

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Langres

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming by the Fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Lovers in a garden, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. John the Evangelist offered a chalice of poison, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Annunciation, Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple, Visitation, Virgin Mary weaving, Adoration of the Magi, Journey of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Holy Family on the way to the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Assumption of the Virgin, Pietà, Entombment of Christ, Pentecost, Virgin and Disciples, Joab slaying Absalom, King David praying, Job on a dungheap, Office of the Dead, Crucifixion, Roman soldiers casting lots, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Emperor Octavium Augustus and the Tuburtine sibyl, Trinity, St. Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. James major, All Apostles, St. Stephen, St. Laurence, St. Sebastian, St. Mammes, St. Nicholas, St. Claude, St. Anthony, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Barbara, St. Apollonia

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Obsecro te, Hours of the Passion, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Five Prayers, Office of the Dead, Short Hours of the Cross, Obsecro te (continued), Salve regina, O Intemerata, Prayers, Suffrages

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Red morocco, lettered: Heures Anciene MSS.

Folio height (in centimeters): 23.1

Folio width (in centimeters): 16.2

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