M.365, 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/76861

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1525

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Women in a garden, Taurus, Lovers in a grove, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Baking bread, Capricorn, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Pietà, Female owner portrait, Visitation, Nativity, Adoration of the Shepherds, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Shepherds and Shepherdess dancing, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Legend of the Husbandman, Massacre of the Innocents, Pentecost, King David praying, David observing Bathsheba, Uriah slain in battle, David sending Uriah to battle, Job on a dungheap, Job punished by devils, Lazarus kneeling before a rich man’s table, Trinity, Archangel Michael, St. James major, St. Christopher, St. Roch, St. Nicholas, St. Claude, St. Mary Cleopas and Salome, St. Barbara, St. Catherine, St. Genevieve

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, O Intemerata, Obsecro te, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Prayers, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Added prayers

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 18th-century green velvet, with crowned arms quarterly of France and Navarre surrounded by a widow’s cordelière in wrought silver on the upper cover and the initials M.V. in a silver plaque on covers and clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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