Ms. Ludwig IX 16 (83.ML.112), 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: 1500-1550

Language(s): Latin

Use: Order of Saint John of Jerusalem

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Strasbourg

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Vines, Aries, Hawking, Taurus, Lovers on a Horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Sowing, Libra, Treading Grapes, Scorpio, Gathering Acorns, Sagittarius, Baking Bread, Capricorn, Trinity Enthroned, St. Matthew, Archangel Michael, Christ as Salvator Mundi, St. Mark, Ecce Homo, St. Luke, Pentecost, Betrayal of Christ, St. John the Evangelist, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Circumcision, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Coronation of the Virgin, Raising of Lazarus, King David Praying

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Trinity, Passion according to Matthew, Hours of One’s Own Angel, Hours of the Eternal Wisdom, Passion according to Mark, Hours of the Compassion of Our Lord, Passion according to Luke, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Passion, Passion according to John, Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead, Penitential Psalms

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown


Materials: Tempera colors on parchment

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Bound between pasteboard covered with crimson morocco

Folio height (in centimeters): 13.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.5

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