M.67, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution classification: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/76999


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1430-1485

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Bourges or the Loire River Valley

Illumination contents: Relics of the Passion from the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, King David making music, King David praying, King David before God surrounded by cherubim, King David and a fool, King David in the waters, King David ringing bells, Four priests chanting mass, God the Father and God the Son enthroned, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Mark, St. Matthew, Annunciation, Crucifixion, Pentecost, David and Goliath, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned

Text contents: Prayers to the relics of the Passion in the Sainte Chapelle, Psalter, Hours of the Virgin, Prayers to the Passion, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Additions to this Psalter-Hours were made c. 1500 for Etienne II Petit. His arms (quarterly: azure à la croix pattée et ancrée d’argent accompagnée de trois rochers d’or, et or deux lions léopardés de gueules) appear on ff. 1r, 20r, 126r, and 244r.


Illuminator: Master of Charles of France


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French brown calf, late 16th century, in cream morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; lettered: Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis-French, Paris, C.MCCCCXL

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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