M.84, 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/76829


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1440-1490

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Rennes

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Brittany

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation, Betrayal of Christ, Pentecost, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Mocking of Christ, Flagellation of Christ, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Descent from the Cross, Adoration of the Magi, Christ nailed to the Cross, Christ before Pilate, Presentation in the Temple, Crucifixion, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Office of the Dead, Harrowing of Hell, Coronation of the Virgin, Christ crowned with orb and heavenly host, Last Judgment, King David praying, St. John the Baptist, Pietà, Virgo lactans with Joseph, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, Sts. Peter and Paul, Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Office of the Dead, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Gospel Sequence from John, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Prayer in French: “Deus Deus qui es sans fin”, Short Passion according to John, Prayer on the Passion and Sacrament, Suffrages, Office of the Dead, Prayer to the Virgin in French roigne

Hours intercalated?: 1






Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 16th-century brown morocco tooled with the fleur-de-lis and various flowers, a panel of acorns on the spine; Instruments of the Passion at center front cover, Annunciation center back cover, in blue morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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