M.85, 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/77119


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1485-1545

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Making garlands, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Annunciation, Prophecy of Tiburtine Sibyl, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, David observing Bathsheba, Job with three friends, Raising of Lazarus, Trinity, St. Veronica and the veil, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. James, St. Stephen, St. Lawrence, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. Nicholas, St. Claudius, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Barbara, St. Genevieve, Pietà, Mass of St. Gregory

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Mass of St. Gregory

Hours intercalated?: 1






Binding original?: No

Binding description: Red velvet by Gruel, with 2 clasps and metal squares having a dolphin and anchor in center, in maroon morocco case lettered: Horae – Ms. – Franco-Italian – XVIth century.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20

Folio width (in centimeters): 12

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