M.488, 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/110829


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1489

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Poitiers

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Poitiers

Illumination contents: St. John the Baptist as intercessor presenting female owner to the Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Arms of Madeleine Du Puy, Trinity in initial P, St. Sebastian in initial O, Chasteigner arms in initial D, Crucifixion in initial D, Pentecost in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial D, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Presentation in the Temple in initial D, Flight into Egypt in initial D, Coronation of the Virgin in initial C, King David praying in initial D, Office of the Dead in initial D, Job on a dung heap in initial V, Wound in Christ’s side as a chalice supported by two angels

Text contents: Almanac, Calendar, Obsecro te, Gospel according to John, Pater Noster, Credo, Prayers to Sebastian and Barbara, Hours of the Virgin, Prayers to the Cross, Prayers to the Holy Spirit, Prayers to the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Prayer to St. Christopher, Prayer to St. Nicholas, Prayer to All Saints, Prayer to the Wound of Christ with long French rubric, Prayers in French to the Virgin and the Cross, Three short prayers

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 16th-century brown stamped-calf; in blue morocco case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 17

Folio width (in centimeters): 12

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