M.64, 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/77024


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1405-1455

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Southeastern France

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Men and women in a garden, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Making wine, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Matthew, St. Luke, St. Mark, Annunciation, Annunciation to Joachim and St. Anne and Joachim meeting at the Golden Gate, Nativity of the Virgin Mary, Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple, Virgin Mary enthroned, Visitation, Shepherd watching sheep, Samson rending the lion, Joseph and the Virgin Mary’s arrival at the inn in Bethlehem, Nativity, Two prophets with scrolls, Two shepherds, Circumcision of Christ, Man shoots at a bird in a tree, King David enthroned, Two knights riding, Adoration of the Magi, Magi before Herod, Journey of the Magi, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Man blows a horn, Prophet with a scroll, Massacre of the Innocents, Seated evangelist with book, Woman watching sheep, Flight into Egypt, Holy Family, Troop of soldiers, Soldiers question a husbandman in a cornfield, Crucifixion, Descent from the Cross, Entombment, Pentecost, King David Praying, David and Goliath, David observing Bathsheba, Death of Uriah, Office of the Dead, Raising of Lazarus, Administering last rites, Christ speaks with Mary beside the tomb, St. Sebastian, St. Sebastian before the emperor, St. Sebastian imprisoned, Four men beating St. Sebastian, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Virgin Mary spinning and Joseph chopping wood, Christ floating before a group of children, Christ floating before a group of children, Archangel Michael, Archangel Michael appears in a game, Bishop and three acolytes, Bishop and Archangel Michael, St. Catherine, St. Catherine imprisoned, St. Catherine’s wheel breaking, St. Catherine beheaded, St. Margaret, St. Margaret looking up, Baptism of St. Margaret, St. Margaret keeping sheep, St. Anthony, Sts. Anthony and Paul fed by a raven, St. Anthony reading before three demons, St. Anthony and a demon in the guise of a woman, St. Anthony attacked by devils, St. Barbara, St. Barbara before a ruler, St. Barbara imprisoned, Martyrdom of St. Barbara

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrage of St. Sebastian, Obsecro te, Suffrages, Oratio domini devota

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Dark purple morocco, blind tooled with two clasps by Simier, lettered: Preces Piae-Manuscrit 1350

Folio height (in centimeters): 17.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 12.3

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