M.390, 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/112350


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1525

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, Arms of Jean II Carondelet, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane and the Betrayal of Christ, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, King David praying, Crucifixion, Pentecost, St. Anne Enthroned with the Infant Virgin in her womb, St. Barbara, Raising of Lazarus, Trinity, God the Father with orb, Christ showing his wounds, Dove of the Holy Spirit, Christ with orb, Pietà, Arma Christi, The Virgin and St. John, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. James Major, St. Stephen, St. Lawrence, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. George, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Claude, Job on a dungheap, St. Anne with the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Margaret and the dragon, St. Barbara, St. Apollonia, Mass of St. Gregory, Christ Child Clasping the Cross, Virgo lactans

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Passion According to John, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Prayers for Mass, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Immaculate Conception, Mass of the Virgin, Seven Canonical Hours of St. Barbara, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Stabat mater, Suffrages, Seven Prayers of St. Gregory, Prayers to Jesus and the Virgin

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Attributed to the Master of Sir George Talbot

Patron: Jean II Carondelet (1468-1544), archbishop of Palermo, primate of Sicily, Chancellor of Flanders (initials: I.C.; motto: matura; arms: azure a bend or 6 besants of the same, 3 and 3, painted in the margins of 8 miniatures and in the initial on f. 123).

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: 16th-century brown calf by Louis Bloc, with four rectangular stamped panels on each cover containing stags, monkeys, squirrels, hedgehogs, and other animals in interlacing vine branches.

Folio height (in centimeters): 23

Folio width (in centimeters): 17

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