M.304, 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/76826


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1420-1470

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Lille?

Illumination contents: Judas Maccabaeus facing five soldiers in initial D, Job holding scourge in initial D, Abraham sacrificing Isaac in initial D, Israelites smitten by serpents in initial D, Death of Absalom in initial D, Office of the Dead in initial C, Priest and suppliants pray before an altar in initial E with marginal male and female owner portraits, Trinity enthroned in initial D, Harrowing of Hell in initial D, Three Marys at the Tomb in initial D, Supper at Emmaeus in initial D, Noli me Tangere in initial D, Christ leading a man in initial D, Incredulity of Thomas in initial D, Ascension of Christ in initial D, Pentecost in initial C, David offering his soul to God in initial D, Death of Moses in initial D with marginal benedictine monks

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Cross, Mass of the Virgin, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Holy Spirit, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Short Psalter of St. Jerome, Prayer on the Seven Last Words of Christ, Obsecro te, Stabat Mater, Seven Verses of St. Bernard, Prayer to St. Erasmus, Prayer to St. Adrian, Prayer to St. Anthony, Prayer to St. Martin, Prayer to St. Barbara, Athanasian Creed, Prayer to St. Peter of Luxembourg

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Male and female owner portraits appear in the margins of f. 22r. kneeling in prayer before a liturgical scene in a historiated initial E.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Red velvet by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; slip case lettered: Horae – French – Early XV cent.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 15.8

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