M.62, 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/77017


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1475 -1525

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Reims

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris?

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Woman holding flowers, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Reaping, Cancer, Threshing, Leo, Stripping a branch of leaves, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Pietà, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David sending Uriah to battle, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Job on a dungheap, Job with his wife, Job with his friends, Job with devils, Job praying, Virgin Mary sheltering girls under her cloak, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned with kneeling female owner portrait, Female owner portrait kneeling before heavenly vision of the Virgin Mary, Four female figures kneeling before the Virgin Mary enthroned, Female owner portrait kneeling before the Crucifixion

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Missus est Gabriel, Doulce dame Sainte Marie, O tres certaine esperance, Stabat mater, O tres certaine esperance, La salutation des apostres a la vierge Marie, Prayers of St. Gregory

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: A female owner is pictured on f. 152r kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, on f. 155v kneeling before a heavenly vision of the Virgin Mary, and on f. 165v kneeling before the Crucifixion. Additionally, four female figures, including the owner, kneel before before the Virgin Mary enthroned on f. 160r.




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century (?) green velvet with silver corners and clasp.

Folio height (in centimeters): 19

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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