Ms. Ludwig IX 13 (83.ML.109), J. Paul Getty Museum

Holding institution title: Gualenghi-d’Este Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Los Angeles, CA



Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1444 – 1494

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Italy

City or region of production: Ferrara

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial D, King David Praying in initial D, Cross in initial D, Skull in a Rocky Field in initial D, St. John the Baptist, St. Sebastian, All Saints, Last Supper, St. Gregory, St. Jerome, St. Nicholas, St. Benedict, St. Bernard, St. Catherine of Bologna, St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Dominic, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Peter Martyr, St. Anthony, St. Bernardino, St. Ossanus, St. Bellinus, St. Francis, St. Anthony

Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Hours of the Cross, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Taddeo Crivelli (Italian, died about 1479, active about 1451-1479) and Guglielmo Giraldi (Italian, active 1445-1489), and others


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

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Bound between wood boards covered with dark red morocco

Folio height (in centimeters): 10.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 7.9

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