Holding institution title: Hours of Claude Molé
Holding institution classification: Book of Hours
Holding institution location: New York, NY
Digitization status: Partially digitized
Language(s): Latin, French
Country of production: France
City or region of production: Paris
Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Lovers in a Garden, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Flailing, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing seed, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, Marriage of the Virgin Mary and Joseph, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Death of the Virgin, David observing Bathsheba, Uriah dying in battle, David and Bathsheba in bed, King David praying, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Job on a dungheap, Motto of Claude Molé: “Cuider Decoit”, Christ standing in a landscape, Virgin Enthroned holding a book, Owner portrait of Claude Molé with St. Claude, Triumph of Death, Crucifixion, Satan with souls in hell, Last Judgment, Two Black men holding heraldic shield of Claude Molé, Trinity with souls in paradise
Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Prayer for Self, Prayer for the Pope, Prayer for Kings, Prayer for Benefactors, Hours of the Cross, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Prayers in French, Prayers to the Virgin, Prayer to St. Claude
Personalization: Owner portrait of Claude Molé appears with his patron, Saint Claude, kneeling before the Virgin Mary enthroned on f. 59r. His arms appear on f. 66r, and his motto appears on ff. 54v and 66r.
Patron: Claude Molé
Binding original?: No
Binding description: French 19th-century brown morocco, white vellum doublures surrounded by gold bands by Marius Michel; in brown morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.
Folio height (in centimeters): 17.1
Folio width (in centimeters): 10.8