Holding institution title: Book of Hours
Holding institution classification: Book of Hours
Holding institution location: New York, NY
Digitization status: Partially digitized
Country of production: France
City or region of production: Poitiers
Illumination contents: Portraits of (possibly) Emperor Charles V and Isabel of Portugal with Christ and the Virgin Mary, Dead Christ lifted from the tomb by an angel, St. John the Evangelist with Archangel Michael, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Crucifixion, Pentecost, King David praying, Office of the Dead, Zacharias censing the altar, Nativity of John the Baptist, St. John the Baptist with a lamb, St. John the Baptist preaching, Baptism of Christ, St. John the Baptist with Christ and Sts. Peter and Paul, Beheading of St. John the Baptist, Added male and female owner portraits with Sts. Peter and John the Baptist
Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Hours of St. John the Baptist
Personalization: Possible portraits of Emperor Charles V and Isabel of Portugal appear on f. 1v kneeling before Christ and the Virgin Mary. Added male and female owner portraits kneel before Sts. Peter and John the Baptist on f. 172v.
Illuminator: Addributed by Millard Meiss to a follower of Jacquemart de Hesdin and the workshop of the Master of Luçon
Binding original?: No
Binding description: Previously in Spanish, late 18th-century mottled green Tangier morocco, gilt tooled, with 4 hinges and 1 clasp, with gauffered edges; rebound in 1951 by Marguerite Duprez Lahey in green morocco with large gold polka-dot pattern; in marbled green half-calf box.
Folio height (in centimeters): 18
Folio width (in centimeters): 12.5