M.63, 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/77013


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1415 -1465

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Nantes, Angers (Calendar)

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Angers or Nantes

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Man on a horse, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, Rubbed heraldic shield, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Virgin of the Apocalypse, Annunciation, Rubbed heraldic shield, Visitation, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Flagellation of Christ, Virgin Mary sheltering people under her cloak, Two angels holding the Sudarium, Christ emerging from tomb with Arma Christi, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. James major, St. Stephen, St. Laurence, St. Sebastian, St. Julian, St. Christopher, St. Martin, St. Nicholas, St. Egidius, St. Anthony, Noli me tangere, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, King David praying, Funeral procession, God the Father wearing tiara, Battle for souls, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Ballad to the Virgin in French, Hours of the Virgin, Passion according to John, O Intemerata, Suffrages, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Vigils of the Dead, Obsecro te

Hours intercalated?: 1





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 18th-century black morocco, blind tooled, perhaps Belgian

Folio height (in centimeters): 17.3

Folio width (in centimeters): 12.7

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