M.732, 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/77418


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1490-1540

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tours

Illumination contents: Added Arms of Cardinal Christoforo Madruzzo, Annunciation, Visitation, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Presentation in the Temple, Virgin Mary crowned and adored by angels, Added Arms of Cardinal Christoforo Madruzzo

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit

Hours intercalated?: 1

Personalization: The manuscript contains the arms of Cardinal Christoforo Madruzzo (d. 1578), which were added on ff. 2v, 3r, 61r,and 61v by a mid-sixteenth-century Italian illuminator.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Jean Bourdichon and an anonymous mid-sixteenth century Italian illuminator who painted the Madruzzo arms and emblems on ff. 2v, 3r, 61r, and 61v


Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: 16th- or 17th-century violet velvet over boards

Folio height (in centimeters): 30.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 20

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