M.359, 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/76807

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1405-1460

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Making wreaths, Taurus, Hunting, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Flailing, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. John the Evangelist boiled in a cauldron of oil, St. John the Evangelist raising Drusiana, St. Luke, Annunciation, Visitation, St. Matthew, Beheading of St. John the Baptist, Baptizing, St. Mark, Martyrdom of St. Mark, Flagellation of Christ, Mocking of Christ, Crucifixion, Christ’s side pierced by Longinus, Annunciation, Joachim and Anna give money to a beggar, Joachim with a lamb, Joachim offering a lamb to a priest at an altar, Annunciation to Joachim, Annunciation to Anna, Joachim and Anna meeting at the Golden Gate, St. Anne reading a book, Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple, Virgin Mary in the Temple with her parents and the high priest, Virgin Mary kneeling in prayer, Joachim and Anna return home, St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to read, Virgin Mary kneeling at a prie-dieu, Virgin Mary spinning, Suitors of the Virgin Mary, Marriage of the Virgin Mary and Joseph, Annunciation, Angel appears to Joseph, Visitation, Nativity, Angels singing in heaven, Washing of the Christ Child, Virgin Mary swaddling the Christ Child, Virgo lactans, Visitation, Annunciation, Joseph reading, Virgin traveling to visit Elizabeth, Virgin Mary and Elizabeth in conversation, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Shepherds, Circumcision of Christ, Three Magi looking at the star, Journey of the Magi, Magi before Herod, Adoration of the Magi, Angel appears to the sleeping Magi, Holy family journeying to the temple, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Angel appears to sleeping Joseph, Flight into Egypt, Parable of the Sower, Flight into Egypt, Falling of Egyptian idols, Angels bids Joseph to return to Palestine, Return to Palestine, Christ among the doctors, The Doctors, Virgin Mary and Three female attendants, Nativity, Christ among the doctors, Virgin Mary and Joseph return from the temple without Christ, Virgin Mary and Joseph return to the temple, Christ among the Doctors, Christ speaks to his parents, Christ returns with his parents, Christ at home with his parents, Herod and his counsellors, St. John the Baptist praying in the wilderness, St. John the Baptist in the desert with a book, St. John the Baptist beside the River Jordan, St. John the Baptist baptizing at the River Jordan, St. John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness, Annunciation to the Shepherds, St. John the Baptist preaching, St. John the Baptist preaching to soldiers, St. John the Baptist kneeling before Christ, Christ removes garments to prepare for baptism, Baptism of Christ, Holy Spirit descending to Christ’s baptism, Three men kneeling before St. John the Baptist, St. John the Baptist holding a lamb, First temptation of Christ, Second temptation of Christ, Second temptation of Christ, Third temptation of Christ Adoration of the Magi, Christ in the wilderness, Return of Christ to Galilee, Peter and Andrew casting nets, Calling of Peter and Andrew to follow Christ, Christ calling James and John as they mend nets, James and John following Christ, Marriage at Cana, Cleansing of the Temple, Christ speaking to the Samaritan woman at the well, Lame Man at the Pool of Bethesda, Christ enters a city with John and Andrew, Christ preaching in the Temple, Presentation in the Temple, Christ driven from building by two men, Christ flanked by four Pharisees, Miracle of healing the demoniac, Miracle of healing the demoniac, Christ healing a leper, Leper departing, Leper making prescribed gift offering, Christ healing a sick man, Lame man picking up his bed and walking, Christ summoning Matthew the money lender, Matthew following Christ, Christ finding the ruler’s daughter dead, Flight into Egypt, Christ entering the ruler’s house, Christ restoring the ruler’s daughter to life, Christ anointed by Mary Magdalene, Parable of the sower, Christ in a boat with the apostles, Man implores Christ’s aid, Christ raising a maiden, Christ healing woman with an issue of blood, Christ walking on water, Christ preaching Miracle of the loaves and fishes, Feeding of the multitude, Christ bidding Peter to walk on water, Christ ascending a mountain with apostles, Transfiguration, Christ foretells his Passion to the apostles, Christ and his disciples, Christ healing, Coronation of the Virgin, Christ sets a child among the disciples, Christ in the house of Mary and Martha, Christ healing, Christ speaking to Martha, Christ and Martha, Christ facing two men, Two men kneeling in prayer with Christ blessing, Grey-clad friars standing before Christ, Christ addressing a group of friars, Christ sending forth a group of friars who are met by a group of men and women, Friar kneeling before Christ, Two men embrace while two others with swords approach, Man is attacked, Two men with farming implements receive payment from a third, Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican, Christ healing a blind man, Christ blessing a kneeling man, Christ healing, christ on the road to Bethany, Martha tells Christ of the death of Lazarus, Christ goes with Martha and is met by Mary, Mary weeps at Christ’s feet, Christ goes with Mary and Martha to Lazarus’ grave, Christ commands Lazarus’ grave to be opened, Christ prays by the grave of Lazarus, Raising of Lazarus, Raising of Lazarus, Lazarus is clothed, Lazarus returns home with Mary and Martha, Men marvel at Christ, High priest Caiaphas and the Pharisees take counsel together, Judas before the high priest, Christ teaching, Christ and disciples before men with swords, Men gazing at Christ borne to heaven, Christ and a blind man, Christ heals a blind man at the pool of Siloam, Blind man washes his eyes, High priest informed of Christ’s healing of a blind man, Blind man’s parents questioned, Healed blind man testifies to the Pharisees, Healed blind man testifies to the Pharisees, Man cast out for believing in Christ, Healed blind man worshipping Christ, Christ goes to Bethany, Supper in the house of Lazarus, Christ anointed by Mary Magdalene, Judas rebukes the use of precious ointment, High priests conspire against Christ, Young man praying before Christ, High priests and Pharisees conspiring, King David praying, David harping, Bathsheba bathing, Uriah riding into battle, Uriah killed in battle, Feast at Gennesaret, Christ with stigmata appearing to apostles, Christ appearing to the apostles, Christ appearing to the apostles in the countryside, Ascension of Christ, Appointment of Matthias as apostle in place of Judas, Pentecost, Peter and other apostles preaching, St. Peter baptizing, St. Peter converting. St. Peter as pope, Angel foretells the death of the Virgin Mary, Apostles with the Virgin receiving word of her approaching death, Apostles convening, Apostles convening, Virgin Mary on her deathbed, Death of the Virgin, Virgin Mary’s soul received in heaven, Funeral procession of the Virgin, Bearing of the Virgin Mary’s bier, Jews menacing the apostles, Jewish priest tries to overthrow the bier with hands withering, St. Peter tells the priest he will be healed if he believes, Funeral procession of the Virgin, St. Peter converting, Entombment of the Virgin, Body of the Virgin is made incorruptible, Virgin’s body raised by Christ from the tomb, Christ appearing to the apostles, Virgin Mary in heaven with Christ, Coronation of the Virgin, Angel appears to two holy women, Holy women entering a city, City is besieged, Crucifixion, Creation of Eve, Church and Synagogue, Moses and the brazen serpent, Sacrifice of the Paschal Lamb, Baptism, Confirmation, Ordination, Communion, Marriage, Absolution, Extreme Unction, Pentecost, God the Father wearing papal crown, Baptism of Christ, Christ appearing to kneeling apostles, St. Peter preaching, Angel with an ointment jar and kneeling nude figure, Personification of Faith, Personification of Hope, Personification of Temperance, Personification of Charity, Personification of Justice, Personification of Prudence, Personification of Fortitude, Office of the Dead, Confession, Sick man tended in bed, Extreme unction, Corpse being sewn into shroud, Funeral procession, Shrouded corpse lain in grave, Mourners return home, Mourners speak to monks in order to commission masses, Monks singing memorial services, Celebration of mass, Doctor reading book on lectern, Pope with skeletons, Emperor with skeletons, Cardinal with skeletons, King with skeletons, Patriarch with skeletons, Duke with skeletons, Archbishop with skeletons, Constable with skeletons, Abbot with skeletons, Layman with skeletons, Knight Templar with skeletons, Monk with skeletons, Count with skeletons, Abbot with skeletons, Scribe with skeletons, Dominican abbot with skeletons, Knight with skeletons, Dominican with skeletons, Layman with skeletons, Abbot with skeletons, Lawyer with skeletons, Priest with skeletons, Dominican with skeletons, Upper-class bourgeois with skeletons, Franciscan cordelier with skeletons, Secular figure with skeletons, Friar with skeletons, Squire with skeletons, Carmelite friar with skeletons, Notary with skeletons, Monk with skeletons, Layman with skeletons, Trinitarian with skeletons, Layman with skeletons, Alexian or Cellite with skeletons, Merchant with skeletons, Servite with skeletons, Apothecary with skeletons, Cistercian monk with skeletons, Layman with skeletons, Physician with skeletons, Money changer with skeletons, Monk with skeletons, Goldsmith with skeletons, Monk with skeletons, Layman with skeletons, Farmer with skeletons, Carthusian monk with skeletons, Laborer with skeletons, Hermit with skeletons, Farmer with skeletons, Cleric with skeletons, Blacksmith with skeletons, Acolytes with skeletons, Jeweler with skeletons, Infant with skeletons, Sea rises above mountain tops, Sea disappears into the depths of the earth, Sea monsters appear, Sea and rivers burn, Trees and grass sweat blood, Buildings crumble away, Rocks break against one another, Earth quakes and opens, Mountains are leveled away, Living are struck with terror, Corpses are unearthed, Stars fall from the sky, Every living thing on earth dies, Fire burns heaven and earth, Dead rise for judgment, Last Judgment, The blessed, The damned, Job praying, Job and family feasting, God and Satan discuss Job’s righteousness, God gives Satan authority to afflict Job, Job’s livestock and servants slain, Job and family feasting, Fire burns Job’s sheep, Messenger speaks to Job, Job’s camels and servants slain, Messenger speaks to Job, Wind causes Job’s house to collapse, Job rends his garments, God calls attention of Satan to Job’s righteousness, Job smitten with boils, Satan sets fire to buildings, Naked man asks for alms, Job’s friend comes, Two of Job’s friends come, Job’s friends mourn with him, Job listens to three men playin music, Job is comforted, Job receives money and clothes, Job receives cattle and flocks, Job and descendants prosper and adore God, Job on his deathbed, Job’s soul taken to heaven

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Passion According to Luke, Hours of the Virgin, Shorter Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Seven Psalms for the Dead

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Dark red velvet lined in purple moire; gilt and gauffered edges, in red morocco gilt case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.

Folio height (in centimeters): 25.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 17.5

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