M.7, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours or Prayer Book of Charles V

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours or Prayer Book of Charles V

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/76834


Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1465-1525

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the fire, Pisces, Creation of Adam, Pruning vines, Aries, Woman making a garland, Taurus, Creation of Eve, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, God admonishing Adam and Eve, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Adam and Eve eating forbidden fruit, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Adam and Eve condemned by God, Baking bread, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, Adam and Eve expelled from Eden, Annunciation, Believers rise from Hell fire, Hell mouth, Nativity, Appearance of the resurrected Christ to his mother with Abraham, Adoration of the Shepherds, Magi conferring with Herod’s army, Sacred heart pierced by four nails crowned with thorns hanging from the cross, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Christ among the Doctors, Virgin Mary presenting a group of women to Christ, Circlet of roses around a Lily plant, David with the head of Goliath, Three Living and Three Dead, Kings removing their crowns before a vision of the Trinity, St. Matthew, Holy Family, Virgin Mary crowned and adored by four angels, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. Paul with St. Peter and St. James major, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Margaret with St. Catherine and St. Barbara

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Gospel Sequences, Prayers to the Virgin, Prayers to Saints

Hours intercalated?: 1



Illuminator: Follower of Jean Pichore


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 19th-century brown morocco gilt with doublures of green morocco gilt, signed at base of spine by Lenègre and lettered: Preces Piae.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.1

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