Ms. 48 (93.ML.6), 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: 1455 – 1515

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: France

City or region of production: Provence

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, Annunciation, Visitation, Pentecost, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Job on the dung heap, Virgin Mary and Christ Child with burning bush, Portable altarpiece with weeping Virgin, Trinity in initial A, Raising of Lazarus in initial D, Saint Nicholas in initial O, St. John the Evangelist in initial J, St. Catherine in initial V, St. Apollonia in initial V, St. Geneviève in initial O, St. Avia in initial R, St. Sebastian in initial O, St. Christopher in initial S, St. Anne and Joachim meeting at the Golden Gate

Text contents: Gospel Lections, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Obsecto te, O Intemerata, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Three illuminators, including Georges Trubert (French, active Provence, France 1469-1508; served King René at his court in Provence in the 1480s) and workshop of Jean Bourdichon (French, 1457-1521)


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

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Bound between pasteboard covered with red velvet

Folio height (in centimeters): 11.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.6

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