M.866, 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/76934


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1390 – 1445

Language(s): Latin

Use: Windesheim

Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Delft?

Illumination contents: Aquarius, Feasting, Pisces, Partial figure of a woman, Aries, Digging, Taurus, Holding a flowering branch, Gemini, Riding a horse, Cancer, Carrying firewood, Leo, Mowing, Virgo, Reaping, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Pruning vines, Sagittarius, Baking bread, Capricorn, Warming before the fire, Annunciation, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial D, Visitation, Infants John the Baptist and Christ in initial D, Nativity, Joseph in initial D, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Shepherdess and child in initial D, Presentation in the Temple, Christ blessing with orb in initial D, Adoration of the Magi, Boy holding reins of two horses in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents, Mother clutching child in initial D, Flight into Egypt, Soldiers in initial C, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Betrayal of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Flagellation of Christ, Christ carrying the Cross, Crucifixion, Descent from the Cross, Entombment of Christ, Last Judgment, King David harping in initial D, Trinity enthroned, Arma Christi held by angels, Tabernacle with host held by angels, Pietà, Archangel Michael, Guardian angel holding book, St. John the Baptist, St. Peter, St. Paul, St. Andrew, St. Bartholomew, St. John the Evangelist, St. James Major, St. Thomas, St. Philip, St. Matthew, St. James minor, Sts. Simon and Jude, St. Mathias, St. Sebastian, St. Stephen, St. Lawrence, St. Adrian, St. Cornelius, St. Christopher, St. Achatius and companions, St. George, St. Jerome, St. Gregory, St. Augustine, St. Ambrose, St. Martin, St. Francis, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Catherine, St. Agnes, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Margaret St. Ursula, St. Barbara, St. Gertrude, St. Apollonia, Three souls in hell in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Cross, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Trinity, Prayers to God, Prayer to Christ, Prayer of Pope Boniface, Prayer to the Holy Sacrament, O Intemerata, Seven Joys of the Virgin, Suffrages, Office of the Dead, Hours of the Sorrows of the Virgin, Obsecro te

Hours intercalated?:






Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century purple Belgian velvet with silver bosses and 2 clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.8

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