M.3, 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/76833


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1350-1450

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Italy

City or region of production: Lombardy or Romagna?

Illumination contents: Virgo lactans in initial D, Nativity, Prophet Isaiah, Adoration of the Magi, Moses with a scroll, Presentation in the Temple, Malachi with a scroll, Annunciation, Prophet with a scroll, Visitation, Jesse with a scroll, Assumption of the Virgin as she drops girdle to Thomas, Prophet with a scroll, Coronation of the Virgin, Prophet with a troll, Virgo lactans, St. Christopher, King David praying in initial D, Betrayal of Christ, Christ as Man of Sorrows in initial P, Christ before Pilate, Flagellation of Christ, Crucifixion, Crucifixion, Descent from the Cross, Entombment of Christ, Annunciation over two folios, St. Ursula, St. James Major and donor portrait of Jacopo dei Guidi di Romagna, St. Anthony, St. Nicholas, St. John the Evangelist, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Dominic, St. Margaret, St. Francis

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Explanation of the Creed “Quicumque vult salvum esse ante omnia opus est…”, Prayer on the Seven Last Words of Christ, Prayer to the Virgin, Prayer to St. James as Patron, Prayer to St. Anthony the Great including prayer against St. Anthony’s Fire, Prayer to St. Stephen, Prayer to St. John the Evangelist, Prayer to St. Mary Magdalene, Prayer to St. Margaret, Prayer to St. Francis, Prayer to St. Thomas Aquinas, Prayer to St. Peter Martyr, Prayer to St. Luke, Prayer to St. Cyprian, Prayer to Sts. Simon and Jude

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Owner portrait of Jacopo dei Guidi di Romagna kneels before his patron Saint James major on f. 91r.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 17th-century red morocco; in center of upper cover, 2 C’s interlaced surrounded by 4 $; on lower cover 2 A’s, one of which is inverted, also surrounded by 4 $.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16

Folio width (in centimeters): 12

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