M.421, 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/136028

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1425-1475

Language(s): Latin

Use: Tournai

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: Holy Face, Trinity, Crucifixion, St. George, St. Nicholas, St. Adrian, St. Barbara, Virgin Mary and Christ Child

Text contents: Calendar, Salve sancta facies, Hours of the Trinity, Hours of the Cross, Prayer to St. George, Prayer to St. Nicholas, Prayer to St. Adrian, Prayer to St. Barbara, Added sixteenth-century notes, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Prayers

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Owned in the 16th and 17th centuries by members of the Van Esschede, Hart, and Moons families of the Overissel province of Holland (inscriptions on f. 31r).

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Master of Jean Chevrot and an anonymous illuminator; some of the miniatures have been retouched

Patron: Owned in the 16th and 17th centuries by members of the Van Esschede, Hart, and Moons families of the Overissel province of Holland (inscriptions on f. 31r).

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century brown stamped morocco by Capé; lettered: Preces Piae.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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