M.76, 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/77347


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1395-1445

Language(s): Latin, Dutch


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: St. Augustine, Christ as man of sorrows emerging from tomb with Arma Christi, King David harping, God the Father enthroned, God the Son blessing with open book, Visitation, Archangel Michael, St. John the Evangelist, Moses with the tablets of the law, Two angels holding the host in a monstrance, Incredulity of Thomas, Last Supper, Pentecost, Pietà, Male owner portrait kneeling before Virgin Mary and Christ Child, St. John the Baptist, Celebration of Mass, Three-headed trinity and Adam, St. Anthony, St. Birgitta, St. Veronica, St. Erasmus, St. Christopher, St. Dorothea, Coronation of the Virgin, Helena finding the True Cross

Text contents: Calendar, Seven Joys of the Virgin in Flemish, Added Prayers on the Passion, Psalter of St. Augustine with rubric of indulgence, Prayers to Christ in the Passion, Prayers to the Virgin in Latin and Flemish, Penitential Psalms in Flemish, Litany, Paraphrase on miserere mei deus in Flemish, Suffrages, Mass of the Virgin, Prayers on rising, Prayers at Mass

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Male owner portrait pictured on f. 195v kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child




Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Rebound in red goatskin in 2012; formerly in 19th-century green velvet (rebacked) with silver corners and clasp (housed separately).

Folio height (in centimeters): 11.6

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.8

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