Ms. Ludwig IX 17 (83.ML.113), 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: 1475 – 1525

Language(s): German (Cologne Dialect)

Use: Utrecht

Country of production: Germany and Belgium

City or region of production: Cologne and Ghent

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation in initial H, Woman on her Deathbed with the Virgin Mary and Christ Child and Devils in initial O, Priest Celebrating Mass in initial G, Trinity in initial O, Souls in Purgatory in initial G, King David Praying in initial H, Crucifixion with female owner portrait, Mass of St. Gregory, Christ Crowned with Thorns in initial O, Virgin Mary and Christ Child Enthroned, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial G, Virgin Mary and Christ Child Enthroned, Virgin of the Apocalypse in initial G, Woman receiving Communion in initial O

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: A kneeling female owner portrait appears on f. 86v before an image of the Crucifixion. A similarly clothed woman kneels before a priest administering the Eucharist to her on f. 113v. in a historiated initial O

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Gerard Horenbout (Flemish, 1465-1541)


Materials: Tempera colors and gold paint on parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Bound between pasteboard covered with modern white parchment

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.1

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