M.919, 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/159955

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1393 – 1443

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Warming before the fire, Aquarius, Chopping down a tree, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Holding a flowering branch, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, Sts. Peter and Paul, Sts. Peter and Paul in initial H, St. John the Evangelist in initial E, St. Matthew in initial B, Tree of Jesse, Prophet in initial L, Christ bound in initial I, Christ Carrying the Cross in initial I, Christ disrobed in initial I, Man of Sorrows in initial I, Man of Sorrows in initial I, God the Father in initial I, Baptism of Christ in initial D, Prophet in initial D, Woman reading in initial D, Trinity in initial D, Trinity in initial D, Virgo Lactans in initial I, Virgin Reading Book on a Lectern in initial B, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial D, Virgin Mary Reading in initial O, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial T, Virgin Mary reading in initial B, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial D, St. Augustine in initial A, St. Egidius in initial P, St. Sebastian in initial D, St. Benedict in initial I, Sts. Mary of Cleophas and Mary Salome in initial D, St. Agatha in initial D, St. Opportuna in initial D, St. Martha in initial D, St. Agnes in initial D. St. Elizabeth in initial T, St. Apollonia in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Suffrages, Gospel Lection from Matthew, Hours of the Cross in French, Hours of the Cross in Latin, Obsecro te, Prayer to the Virgin: “Belle tres douce vierge pucelle marie”, Prayer to the Virgin: “Dame resplendissant royne glorieuse”, Prayer to the Virgin: “O tres certaine esperance”, Prayer to the Virgin: “Tres doulce dame pour pitie”, Prayer to the Virgin: “Bele fleur tresdoulce dame”, Prayer to the Virgin: “Doulce vierge plaisant mon desir et ma ioie”, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization:

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Egerton Master

Patron:

Materials:

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century(?) red velvet with red silk doublures and 2 brass clasps.

Folio height (in centimeters): 20.3

Folio width (in centimeters): 14

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