M.46, 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/76887


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1395-1445

Language(s): Latin

Use: Sarum

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Ghent?

Illumination contents: Trinity, St. Margaret, St. Edward, St. John the Baptist, St. Mary Magdalene, St. John the Evangelist, St. Christopher, St. Thomas Becket, St. George, St. Barbara, St. Catherine, St. Gatianus, St. Alban, Owner portrait praying before Seraph on a wheel, St. Erkenwald, St. Etheldreda, Annunciation, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Betrayal of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Christ carrying the Cross, Crucifixion, Descent from the Cross, Entombment of Christ, Virgo Lactans, Last Judgment, Angel with the Arma Christi as shield, Office of the Dead, Pietà, St. Jerome

Text contents: Calendar, Suffrages, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Salve virgo virginium, Obsecro te, Prayers and Hymns to the Virgin, Prayer to the Holy Face, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Commendation of Souls, Psalms, Prayer for the Dying, Prayer of Pope Boniface

Hours intercalated?: 1

Personalization: Owner portrait prays before an image of a seraph standing on a wheel on f. 37v.

Scribe: Unknown; likely a Flemish scribe and an English scribe

Illuminator: Master of Guillebert de Mets and two anonymous English artists


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: English 19th-century black morocco gilt in red morocco case

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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