Ms. 19 (86.ML.481), J. Paul Getty Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Los Angeles, CA



Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1395 – 1455

Language(s): Latin, French


Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Office of the Dead, Virgin Mary and Christ Child Enthroned, Last Judgment

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Fifteen Joys of the Virgin, Prayer to the Five Wounds of Christ

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Master of the Harvard Hannibal (French, active Paris, France, 1415-about 1430), Workshop of Master of the Harvard Hannibal (French, active Paris, France, 1415-about 1430)


Materials: Tempera, gold paint, gold leaf, and silver paint on parchment

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Bound between wood boards covered with pigskin

Folio height (in centimeters): 17.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 13

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