M.388, 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/76914


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1470-1520

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Chartres (Hours of the Virgin), Tours (Office of the Dead)

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tours

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Christ and the Adulteress, Annunciation, Visitation, Descent from the Cross and Preparation of the Tomb, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Death of the Virgin, David sends Uriah to battle, Last Judgment, St. Sebastian, St. Christopher, St. Gatianus, St. Martin, St. Michael, St. Denis, St. Catherine, St. Anne teaching the Virgin to read, St. Margaret, St. Apollonia, St. Barbara, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Genevieve, St. John the Baptist, St. James major, St. Fiacre

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

Hours intercalated?: 1





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century French cream moroccco gilt and mosaic.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 12

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