M.834, 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/76921


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1465-1468

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tours and Bourges

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Aquarius, Digging, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Holding a branch, Taurus, Lovers in a garden, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Sowing, Virgo, Gathering acorns, Libra, Treading grapes, Scorpio, Baking bread, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke painting the Virgin, St. Mathew, St. Mark, Pietà, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Adoration of the Magi, Flight into Egypt, Death of the Virgin, Assumption of the Virgin, Coronation of the Virgin, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Sebastian, St. Christopher, St. Catherine, Noli me tangere, Betrayal of Christ, David and Goliath, Christ carrying the Cross, Pentecost, Three Living and the Three Dead

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Suffrages, Passion According to St. John, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Passion, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: changes made in 1470





Binding original?: No

Binding description: Red morocco gilt, French, 17th century, one remaining clasp, with the chiffres of Charles d’Orleans-Valois, comte d’Angoule╠éme; in red box case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 10.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 8

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