M.813, 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/154082


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1511-1520

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Arms of Philibert de Clermont Seigneur de Montoison, Four children playing games, Aquarius, Three students and their teacher, Two youths hunting fowl, Young man with two women, Taurus, Man on a white horse, Betrothal, Cancer, Parenthood, Leo, Trading with farmers, Virgo, Improvident man, Libra, Prudent prover, Scorpio, Man with a doctor and nurse, Sagittarius, Deathbed and last rites, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Virgo lactans, Annunciation, Visitation, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, Samuel anointing David, Job on a dungheap, Pietà, Virgin Mary and St. John sorrowing under the cross, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Sebastian, St. Roch, St. Claude, St. Dionysius, St. Peter, St. Paul, St. Andrew, St. James major, St. Stephen, St. Lawrence, St. Christopher, St. Anthony, St. Anne teaching the Virgin to read, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Genevieve, St. Barbara, Raising of Lazarus,

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

Hours intercalated?: 1

Personalization: Arms of Philibert de Clermont, Seigneur de Montoison appear on f. 1r, and his arms and initials have been added throughout the manuscript.


Illuminator: Jean Pichore (formerly called the Master of Morgan 85) or his workshop



Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 17th-century red morocco gilt, with monogram G.P. in center front and back covers; one clasp.

Folio height (in centimeters): 8.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 5.5

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