M.348, 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/76931


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1460-1515

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Avignon

Illumination contents: Veronica holding veil, St. Anthony beaten by devils, Feasting, Warming before the Fire, Pruning vines, Making flower wreaths, Lovers in a grove, Mowing, Reaping, Threshing, Treading grapes, Sowing seed, Gathering acorns, Slaughtering pigs, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Pietà, Virgo Lactans, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Meeting at the Golden Gate, David and Goliath, Triumph of Death, Entry into Jerusalem, Entombment of Christ, Archangel Michael, Archangel Michael weighing souls, Guardian Angel protecting soul from the devil, St. Sebastian, St. Christopher, St. Nicholas, St. Catherine, St. Apollonia, St. Genevieve, St. Avia, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Martha, St. Barbara, St. Margaret, Eleven Thousand Virgins

Text contents: Salve sancta facies, Suffrage to Anthony the Great, Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Prayers, Hours of the Lamentation of the Virgin, Hours of Archangel Michael, Suffrages, Hours of Catherine of Alexandria

Hours intercalated?:



Illuminator: Begun by Georges Trubert and the Master of the della Rovere Missals; completed by a follower of Jean Bourdichon


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Formerly red velvet; now American, 20th-century light brown morocco, gold tooled, by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; in half-tan morocco chemise in tan marbled paper slipcase.

Folio height (in centimeters): 12.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.5

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