M.632, 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/76851


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1495-1545

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Women making flower crowns, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Shearing sheep, Cancer, Mowing, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Sowing, Libra, Making wine, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Virgo lactans, Annunciation, Visitation, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Office of the Dead, Crucifixion with male owner portrait

Text contents: Calendar, Prayer to Christ: “Iesu pie, Iesu bone”, Three prayers to the Virgin, Gospel Sequences, Passion according to John, Prayer to the Passion, Obsecro te, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?: 1

Personalization: A male owner portrait appears on f. 133v kneeling before the Crucifixion and the Virgin Mary with an exposed breast. A banderole emerging from the owner’s mouth reads “IESVS AVEC SA DOVLCE MERE PRIEZ POVR NOVS A DIEV LE PERE.”




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: Original rose velvet in rose morocco solander case

Folio height (in centimeters): 16.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.5

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