M.960, 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/145501


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1395 – 1445

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Châlons-sur-Marne

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Châlons-sur-Marne

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, King David Praying, Office of the Dead, Trinity enthroned, St. John the Baptist presenting kneeling male owner portrait to the Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Hours of the Trinity, Fifteen Joys of the Virgin

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: St. John the Baptist presents a kneeling male owner portrait to the Virgin Mary and Christ Child enthroned on f. 117r.





Binding original?: No

Binding description: Brown calf gilt French fanfare binding of about 1600, with some compartments containing plumed heads and vases of flowers; spine is flat, gilt, with a long rectangular panel surrounded with sprays of palm and laurel in the manner of spines on bindings made for Pietro Duodo; edges gilt.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.6

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