M.73, 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/77002


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1450-1500

Language(s): Latin

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Making a wreath, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, Annunciation, Trinity with personifications of compassion and truth with justice and peace, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Male owner portrait kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Pietà, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Pentecost

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Male owner portrait appears on f. 13r kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child.

Scribe: Attributed to Jean Dubreuil

Illuminator: Maître François (tentatively identified with François le Barbier, père, active c. 1455-1480)


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Green velvet (2 clasps) in green morocco case lettered: Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae-French Ms. C. 1470

Folio height (in centimeters): 14

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.8

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