M.71, 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/76841


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1435-1545

Language(s): Dutch

Use: Utrecht

Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Delft

Illumination contents: Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Christ among the Doctors, Christ carrying the Cross, Crucifixion, Pietà, Entombment of Christ, Virgin Mary pierced with a sword, Descent from the Cross, King David and Uriah with Bathsheba bathing in background, Sacred heart pierced with an arrow

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Passion, Seven Sorrows of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Eternal Wisdom, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Cross, Prayer before the Crucifix, Commenation of Souls

Hours intercalated?:



Illuminator: Masters of the Suffrages (active c. 1490-1525) and other artists


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 17th-century brown leather; rebound by Marguerite Duprez Lahey in black morocco with a vertical brown strip near the outside edge on both covers; gilt letters on the spine: HOURS / OF THE / PASSION / DUTCH / XVI CENT

Folio height (in centimeters): 13.6

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.4

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