M.358, 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/77128


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1415-1475

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Provence

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Aquarius, Feasting, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Weaving a wreath, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Baking bread, Scorpio, Sowing, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Mark, St. Matthew, St. Luke, Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in a garden, Visitation, King David praying, Possible unfinished miniaturist portraits, St. James major, St. Bartholomew

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Prayer for the Pope, Prayer for Benefactors, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Prayers to the Holy Spirit and the Virgin, Suffrages, Prayer to the Trinity, Passage from Corinthians, Gospel Sequence from John, Credo, Prayers to the Virgin, Mass for the Dead, Suffrage for St. Ursula

Hours intercalated?:



Illuminator: Barthélemy d’Eyck (d. ca. 1476) and Enguerrand Quarton (ca. 1410-ca. 1466)


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Red velvet, two gilt clasps with monogram, in blue morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.

Folio height (in centimeters): 25

Folio width (in centimeters): 18.3

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