M.90, 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/77005


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1350 – 1400

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Verdun

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Verdun or Paris?

Illumination contents: Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Annunciation, Nativity, Death of the Virgin, Coronation of the Virgin, Betrayal of Christ, Mocking of Christ, Christ bound by torturers, Christ crowned with thorns, Arma Christi, Christ before Caiaphas, Flagellation of Christ, Christ carrying the Cross, Christ nailed to the Cross, Crucifixion, Resurrection of Christ, Ascension of Christ, Trinity, Life-size side wound of Christ with inscription, Christ as man of Sorrows, Instruments of the Passion

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Prayer to Christ in French: “O tres doulz tres amiablez et trez desiraubles ihesu crist”, Seven Advent Antiphons in French, Prayer to Christ in French: “O precious dieus et misericors pere ihesu crist”

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Master of the Jean de Sy Bible



Binding original?: No

Binding description: French 16th-century brown morocco with semis of flames and tears and monograms in corners: P.B.D.M.; inlaid on brown calf, in red morocco case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 13

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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