M.286, 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/76858


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1490-1540

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Pietà, Virgin Mary with the Cross, Annunciation, Emperor Augustus and the Tiburtine Sibyl, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Death of the Virgin, Crucifixion, Pentecost, King David Praying, Raising of Lazarus, Parable of Lazarus and Dives, Trinity, God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Stephen, St. Lawrence, St. Sebastian, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Jerome, St. Roch, St. Francis, St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to read, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Barbara, St. Genevieve

Text contents: Gospel Sequences, Passion according to St. John, Obecro te, O Intemerata, Stabat mater, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Penitential Prayers, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Prayer to the Image of Corporis Christi, Prayer ascribed to St. Augustine, Prayer to one’s Guardian Angel, Prayer to the Virgin, Prayer to St. Martin

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Maroon morocco, gold tooled, red morocco doublure by Gruel, with Parthenay arms in the center; in dark green morocco case lettered: Horae – XVI siècle.

Folio height (in centimeters): 12.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 6.8

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