M.92, 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/77348

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1230-1239

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Soissons

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Presentation in the Temple, Adoration of the Magi, Christ among the Doctors, Miracle of the Marriage Feast at Cana, Crucifixion, Entombment of Christ, Ascension of Christ, Pentecost with Christ as Central Figure, Death of the Virgin with the Virgin’s Soul borne to Heaven, Virgin Mary borne to Burial, Coronation of the Virgin, Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Holding a flowering branch, Taurus, Falconing, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Drinking, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned with female owner portrait in initial D, Trinity in initial D, David communicating with God in initial D, Priest reading office of the dead over a corpse in initial D, Job communicating with God in initial P, Office of the Dead in initial T, St. Jerome in initial V, God enthroned with female owner portrait in initial D, St. Augustine in initial B, God appearing to a sleeping man in initial E, Nativity in initial C, St. Stephen in initial D, St. John the Evangelist in initial E, Massacre of the Innocents in initial D, St. Thomas Becket in initial D, Circumcision in initial D, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Boys with burning torches in initial D, Entry into Jerusalem in initial O, Betrayal of Christ in initial D, Priest and acolyte with candles and cross in initial D, Holy Women at the Sepulcher in initial D, Ascension of Christ in initial C, Pentecost in initial D, Crucifixion of St. Andrew in initial M, St. Nicholas in initial M, St. Lucia in initial E, St. Thomas in initial D, St. Sylvester baptizing a king in initial D, St. Genevieve in initial B, St. Fabianus in initial I, Two corpses guarded by lions in initial D, St. Agnes in initial O, St. Vincent praying in prison in initial A, St. Paul falling from a horse in initial D, Purification of the Virgin in initial O, Tomb of St. Agnes with six mourners in initial D, St. Peter enthroned in initial D, St. Gregory and a dove in initial D, St. Benedict in initial I, Annunciation in initial D, St. Stephen in initial P, St. George in initial D, St. Mark in initial D, Sts. Philip and James in initial D, Invention of the Cross in initial D, St. John the Evangelist in initial D, St. Barnabas in initial Q, Beheading of Gervasius and Prothasius in initial D, Nativity of St. John the Baptist in initial D, Sts. Paul and John the Baptist in initial Q, Crucifixion of St. Peter in initial D, St. Paul in initial D, St. Martin in initial D, Martyrdom of the Seven Brothers in initial P, St. Margaret in initial D, St. Mary Magdalene washing Christ’s feet in initial L, St. James and another apostle in initial E, Angel delivering St. Peter from Prison in initial D, Execution of the Maccabees in initial F, Invention of the Relics of St. Stephen in initial D, St. Lawrence in initial D, Death of the Virgin in initial D, Coronation of the Virgin in initial U, Flaying of St. Bartholomew in initial O, St. Augustine exorcising Satan in initial A, Beheading of St. John the Baptist in initial S, St. Giles in initial I, Nativity of the Virgin in initial F, Exaltation of the Cross in initial D, Sts. Cornelius and Cyprianus in initial I, St. Matthew in initial B, St. Maurice in initial D, Archangel Michael in initial D, St. Remigius baptizing a king in initial D, St. Leodegar in initial D, St. Dionysius in initial D, St. Luke in initial I, Sts. Simon and Jude in initial D, All Saints in initial D, Abraham in initial O, Eustace burned in brass bull in initial D, St. Martin of Tours in initial D, St. Briscius in initial C, St. Cecilia in initial D, Angels guarding the tomb of St. Clement in initial D, St. Catherine in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Psalter of St. Jerome, Prayers and Psalms of St. Augustine, Collects for Sundays and feasts throughout the year, Litany, Prayers to the Virgin

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Two portraits of an original female owner appear, the first on f. 21r kneeling before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned, and the second on f. 93v kneeling before God enthroned.

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Binding original?: No

Binding description: Previously in antique, stamped, by Léon Gruel; rebound in russet morocco by Marguerite Duprez Lahey in the 20th century.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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