M.312, 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/76916


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1505

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rouen

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before 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, Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Woman with a spindle, Man in a hunting costume, Virgin of the Apocalypse in initial O, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned in initial O, Annunciation, Joachim and Anna meeting at the Golden Gate, Marriage of the Virgin Mary and Joseph, Birth of the Virgin, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Tree of Jesse, Creation of Earth, Creation of Animals, Creation of Eve, Forbidden Fruit, Fall of Man, Expulsion from Eden, Adam and Eve Laboring, Death of Abel, King David Praying with Nathan, David and Goliath, David armed by Saul, Death of Absalom, David observing Bathsheba, Judgment of Paris, Crucifixion, Three Living and Three Dead, Death threatens a youth, Pietà with kneeling female owner portrait, Trinity in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Gospel Sequence from Matthew, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Office of the Dead, Fifteen Joys of the Virgin, Prayers to God the Father in French, Prayers to the Cross in French

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Female owner appears on f. 133r kneeling before the Pietà.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Purple velvet by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20

Folio width (in centimeters): 14

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