M.88, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution classification: Psalter-Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/77020


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1345 – 1405

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Metz

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Metz?

Illumination contents: Raising of Lazarus, Entry into Jerusalem, Noli me tangere, St. Christopher, St. George, Ascension of Christ, Pentecost, Coronation of the Virgin, Death of the Virgin, St. Catherine and St. Margaret, St. Agnes and St. Barbara, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist, St. Elizabeth distributing bread, King David harping in initial B, King David pointing to his eye before God in initial D, King David pointing to his mouth before God in initial D, King David and a devil in initial Q, Fool with club eating bread in initial D, King David praying to God in waters in initial S, King David playing bells in initial E, Four clerics chanting from open book in initial C, Trinity in initial D, Moses and Israelites crossing the Red Sea in initial C, Trinity in initial Q, Virgo lactans with kneeling female owner portrait, Annunciation in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial D, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents in initial D, Presentation in the Temple in initial D, Baptism of Christ in initial C, Betrayal of Christ in initial I, Christ before Pilate in initial A, Christ carrying the Cross in initial L, Christ nailed to the Cross in initial I, Crucifixion in initial I, Descent from the Cross in initial A, Resurrection in initial L, Last Judgment in initial D, Angels holding Arma Christi, Office of the Dead in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Psalter, Hours of the Virgin, Prayers in French

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Arms of the Guyard family of Lorraine (azure a bend dexter or between 2 roses of the second) appear on f. 176. A female owner portrait appears on f. 151r kneeling before the Virgin Mary breastfeeding the Christ Child (virgo lactans).





Binding original?: No

Binding description: 20th-century brown morocco, lined with flower-painted white silk, lettered on spine: Hours – Metz – XIV cent., in red morocco case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey, lettered: Horae ad usum Metensis French 1300.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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