M.440, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution classification: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/77322


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1261

Language(s): Latin, French, Walloon

Use: Liège

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Liège

Illumination contents: Warming before the Fire, Aquarius, Pruning vines, Pisces, Digging, Aries, Man holding a branch, Taurus, Man playing a viol, Gemini, Man holding a basket of strawberries, Cancer, Mowing, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Sowing, Libra, Treading grapes, Scorpio, Carrying a pig, Sagittarius, Slaughtering an ox, Capricorn, Easter computation table, Virgin enthroned with Jesse sleeping below, Annunciation, Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Christ among the Doctors, Baptism of Christ, Entry into Jerusalem, Last Supper, Washing the Disciples’ Feet, Betrayal of Christ, Flagellation of Christ, Crucifixion, Three Marys at the Empty Tomb, Harrowing of Hell, Noli me tangere, Christ with Arma Christi, Last Judgment, Temptation of Adam in initial Q, Creation of Eve in initial D, Flight into Egypt in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents in initial Q, Temptation of Christ in initial D, Prophet Jonah and God in initial S, Raising of Lazarus in initial E, Elevation of the Host in initial C, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane in initial D, Trinity in initial D, Incredulity of Thomas in initial D, Tree of Jesse in initial D, St. Lambert, St. Nicholas, St. Nicholas, St. Catherine, St. Francis, St. Elizabeth, Visitation in initial D, Christ among the Doctors in initial D, Assumption of the Virgin Mary in initial D, Office of the Dead in initial D, Annunciation in initial A

Text contents: Calendar, Easter Table, Poems addressed to the Virgin and Christ, Psalter, Litany, Prayers and Collects, Hours of the Birth of the Virgin, Collects, Pralms and Athanasian Creed, Collects, Hours of the Visitation (rubric says Annunciation), Hours of the Purification, Hours of the Assumption, Office of the Dead, Genealogy of Christ, Added notes concerning the Millières family

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French calf, ca. 1580; simple gilt-tooled medallion in center with two clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18.3

Folio width (in centimeters): 12.5

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *