M.439, 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/77324


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1395-1455

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Arras, Rome

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Ghent?

Illumination contents: Archangels Michael and Raphael, St. John the Baptist, Sts. John the Evangelist and James major, St. Christopher with Christ on boat blessing, Sts. Anthony and Sebastian, Sts. Catherine and Margaret, St. Barbara, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Anne with the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Annunciation in initial D, Visitation in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial D, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents in initial D, Flight into Egypt in initial D, Presentation in the Temple in initial D, King David praying in initial D, Office of the Dead in initial D

Text contents: Short Hours of the Virgin, Calendar, Prayers to Saints Michael and Raphael, Prayer to St. John the Baptist, Prayers to Saints John the Evangelist and James Major, Prayer to St. Christopher, Prayers to Saints Anthony and Sebastian, Prayers to Saints Catherine and Margaret, Prayer to St. Barbara, Prayer to St. Mary Magdalene, Prayer to St. Anne, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Penitential Prayers, Office of the Dead, Canticles and Prayers

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 20th-century green velvet over heavy boards; two hand-shaped clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 19

Folio width (in centimeters): 14

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