M.366, 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/77141


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1495

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tours

Illumination contents: Arms of Juvenal des Ursins, Aquarius, Feasting, Pisces, Warming before the Fire, Aries, Pruning Vines, Taurus, Lovers in a garden, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Virgin Mary and Christ Child adored by angels, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Presentation in the Temple, Adoration of the Magi, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Crucifixion, Pentecost, David observing Bathsheba, Office of the Dead, Burial, St. Catherine with male and female owner portraits, Arms of Juvenal des Ursins, St. Sebastian, Sts. George and Denis with Blasius and Christopher and Eligius, Sts. Catherine and Margaret with Martha and Agatha and Barbara, Arms of Juvenal des Ursins, Mass of St. Gregory, Male owner portrait and youth kneel before Pope John XX, St. Barbara, Sts. Cosmas and Damian minister to a patient’s arm

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Prayer at Mass, Prayer to be said in a cemetery, Notes in French concerning the death of Charles VII the coronation of his son and the arms and members of the Juvenel des Ursins family

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: The arms of Juvenal des Ursins appear on folios 1v, 16r, 50r, 67v, and 149v. Male and female owner portraits appear on f. 149v before a scene of the martyrdom of St. Catherine. A male owner portrait and youthful portrait appear on f. 163v kneeling before Pope John XX.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 18th-century citron morocco dentelle by Derò‚me le Jeune, ca. 1760; in 20th-century citron morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.7

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.9

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