M.455, 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/76892


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1392-1442

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Death of the Virgin, King David praying, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Office of the Dead, Last Judgment, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned with female owner portrait

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Prayer to the Five Wounds of Christ, Joys of the Virgin, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Female owner portrait appears on f. 170r kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French stamped calf and gilt calf binding (ca. 1530) enclosed in brown leather case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 21.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 15.6

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