Ms. Ludwig IX 5 (83.ML.101), 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: 1385 – 1435

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Paris

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning Trees, Aries, Picking Flowers, Taurus, Hawking, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Harvesting Wheat, Leo, Reaping, Virgo, Harvesting Grapes, Libra, Sowing seed, Scorpio, Gathering Acorns for Pigs, Sagittarius, Slaughtering Pigs, Capricorn, Saint John on Patmos, Saint Matthew, Saint Luke, Saint Mark, A Woman in Prayer Before the Virgin and Child, The Virgin and Child and a Woman in Prayer, The Annunciation, The Visitation, The Nativity, The Annunciation to the Shepherds, The Presentation in the Temple, The Flight into Egypt, The Coronation of the Virgin, The Lord Enthroned between the Altars of the New and Old Law, The Crucifixion, Pentecost, The Virgin and Child, Christ in Majesty, Office of the Dead, Job in Prayer, Job in Meditation, Job Pointing to the Dust of the Earth, Job Pointing to a Cloak on the Ground, Job Pointing to a Blooming Shrub, Job Pointing to a Corpse on the Ground, Job Pointing to a Grave, Job Derided by his Wife and Friends, Job Pointing to the Abyss of Hell, David in Prayer, A Priest Celebrating Mass, Office of the Dead, Mass for the Virgin, The Throne of Grace Trinity, Saint John the Baptist, Saint John the Evangelist, Saint Matthias, Saints Peter and Paul, Saint Matthew, Doubting Thomas, Saints Philip and James, Saint George and the Dragon, Saint Nicholas, The Stoning of Saint Stephen, Saint Mark, Mary Magdalene, Saint Catherine

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Fifteen Joys of the Virgin, Seven Requests, Office of the Dead, Passages from Job, Psalms 50 (51), Mass of the Cross, Office of the Dead, Mass for the Virgin, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: First female owner likely pictured on ff. 19r and 23r

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Follower of the Boucicaut Master (French, active about 1390-1430) and a follower of the Egerton Master (French / Netherlandish, active about 1405-1420)

Patron: First female owner likely pictured on ff. 19r and 23r

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

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Bound between pasteboard covered with red morocco

Folio height (in centimeters): 19.1

Folio width (in centimeters): 14

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