M.510, 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/136029


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475-1525

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Tours

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tours

Illumination contents: Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Man holding a branch, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Shearing sheep, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Sowing, Libra, Treading grapes, Scorpio, Slaughtering a pig, Sagittarius, Baking bread, Capricorn, Visitation, Christ Carrying the Cross, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Death of the Virgin, Job on a dungheap, Trinity, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Gatian, St. Martin, St. Nicholas, St. Margaret, St. Catherine, St. Neomandia

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, Hours of the Virgin, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French red morocco, gilt-tooled, fleurdelisée back; in center of upper cover the monogram CFD; on the lower cover the monogram DSD; both surmounted by the French royal crown, ca. 1700; in red morocco slip case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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