M.538, 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/115339


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1550-1558

Language(s): French, Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Claude Gouffier heraldry surrounded by the collar of the Order of Archangel Michael, Visitation, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Coronation of the Virgin, Heraldry of Claude Gouffier surmounted by crown and surrounded by collar of the order of the Archangel Michael in initial C, Harrowing of Hell, Raising of Lazarus, Trinity

Text contents: Passion Narrative, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Pater Noster, Credo, Penitential Prayers, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Made for Claude Gouffier (arms on fol. 1v: d’or à 3 jumelles de sable, below a tablet inscribed in gold: MESSIRE CLAVDE GOVFFIER CH(EVA)L(IE)R DE L’ORDRE CONTE DE CARVARTZ ET DE MAVLEVRIER, SEIGNEVR. DE BOYSI ET GRAND ESCVYER DE FRANCE)


Illuminator: Baptiste Pellerin, Master of the Hours of Claude Gouffier

Patron: Claude Gouffier

Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Late 16th-century French vellum; in maroon morocco case with Gouffier arms.

Folio height (in centimeters): 32.6

Folio width (in centimeters): 22

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