M.61, 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/77056


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1525

Language(s): Latin

Use: Orléans

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen

Illumination contents: Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Pietà, Virgin Mary and Christ Child with the infant St. John the Baptist, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Annunciation, Annunciation, Visitation, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Repose of the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Death of the Virgin, David observing Bathsheba, Raising of Lazarus, St. Veranus, St. Evurtius, St. Anianus, St. John the Baptist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Laurence, St. Sebastian, St. Adrian, St. Martin, St. Nicholas, St. Claudius, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Anthony, St. Roch, St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to Read, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Margaret, St. Apollonia, St. Barbara

Text contents: Almanac for the years 1525-1550, Passage on the year, Passage on the months, Passage on the divisions of months, Passage on golden numbers, Passage on the moon, Calendar with two Latin quatrains on each month, Gospel Sequences, The Passion according to John, Prayer of St. Bede on the Seven Last Words of Christ, Benediction, Stabat mater, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Prayer to God and Angels, Prayers at the Mass, Hours of St. Barbara

Hours intercalated?: 1

Personalization: Arms of unidentified original owner in the borders: quarterly: 1-4, argent under an oak tree proper, two pigs sable feeding; azure a stag’s head or, between the horns a human head of the second with a crown (or fleur-de-lis) above it, with the motto: ROSE APRES LIVER.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 18th-century red morocco, gold-tooled.

Folio height (in centimeters): 17.1

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.5

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