M.56, 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/77012


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1425-1500

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Italy

City or region of production: Northern Italy

Illumination contents: Annunciation in initial D, Visitation in initial D, Two nude putti flanking a flaming urn, Nativity, Two winged putti flanking a two-handled vase, Flight into Egypt, Adoration of the Magi, Bishop holding a book and crozier, Presentation in the Temple, Virgin Mary giving girdle to Thomas, Woman with martyr’s palm and book, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, St. Roch, Office of the Dead

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Arms of the first owner (party per bend of azure and argent, the azure field bearing a swan of the second) are visible on f. 12r.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Black morocco with gold tooling by R.P. Chilliat in olive morocco case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 11

Folio width (in centimeters): 8

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