M.28, 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/76870


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1495

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Besançon

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Besançon

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Aquarius, Drinking, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Man holding branches, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Carrying a sheep, Cancer, Mowing, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Sowing, Libra, Treading grapes, Scorpio (folio 10r mistakenly uploaded twice), Slaughtering a pig, Sagittarius, Baking bread, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Christ Carrying the Cross, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Pentecost, King David praying, Office of the Dead

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: English 19th-century red velvet.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20.1

Folio width (in centimeters): 15.5

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