M.431, 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/77325


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1575

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead)

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Women in a garden, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, 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 enthroned, Pietà, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Dives in hell and God holding a redeemed soul in heaven, Virgin Mary in a mandorla, Archangel Michael, St. Peter, St. Paul, Salome receiving the head of St. John the Baptist, St. James major, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. Lawrence, Five male saints, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Barbara, St. Denis, Noli me tangere

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Five Feasts of the Virgin, Suffrages, Added inscription of early owner

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 20th-century red velvet with marks of clasps; in green morocco solander case lettered: Horae XVIme siècle.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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