Ms. 5 (84.ML.723), 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: 1430-1440

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: France or United Kingdom

City or region of production: Rouen?

Illumination contents: Trinity, Crucifixion with the Seven Last Words of Christ, Male owner portrait with guardian angel, Baptism of Christ, St. John the Evangelist, Sts. Peter and Paul, Archangel Michael, St. Thomas Becket, St. Christopher, St. George, St. Denis, St. Sebastian, St. Erasmus, St. Anthony, St. Edward, St. Leonard, St. Francis, St. Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to read, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Margaret, St. Barbara, Crucifixion in initial A, Virgin Mary Weaving in initial D, Visitation in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Flagellation of Christ, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial D, Christ Carrying the Cross, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Crucifixion, Presentation in the Temple in initial D, Descent from the Cross, Flight into Egypt in initial D, Entombment of Christ, Coronation of the Virgin in initial D, King David praying in initial D, Office of the Dead, Angel and Devil Disputing the soul of a dead man in initial D, Burial in a Churchyard, Mass of St. Gregory, St. Jerome, Pietà, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in the Calyx of a Flower

Text contents: Calendar, Prayer on the Seven Last Words of Christ, Prayer to Christ on the Cross, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?: N/A

Personalization: A male owner portrait appears on f. 20v, kneeling before his guardian angel.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Master of Sir John Fastolf (French, active before about 1420-about 1450)


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

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Bound between pasteboard covered with red morocco

Folio height (in centimeters): 12.1

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.2

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