Ms. Ludwig IX 9 (83.ML.105), 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: 1460 – 1485

Language(s): Dutch

Use: Utrecht

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Brabant?

Illumination contents: Male saint with Cruciform Staff presenting female owner portrait to St. Margaret, Coronation of the Virgin, Annunciation in initial H, Visitation in initial G, Nativity in initial G, Circumcision of Christ in initial G, Holy Face in initial G, Christ Child with an Orb in initial G, Adoration of the Magi in initial G, Presentation in the Temple in initial B, King David Praying, King David Harping in initial H, Lamb of God with Saints, Christ as Salvator Mundi in initial M, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane in initial O, Betrayal of Christ in initial G, Christ before Pilate in initial G, Flagellation of Christ in initial G, Christ Carrying the Cross in initial G, Crucifixion in initial G, Descent from the Cross in initial G, Entombment of Christ in initial B, St. Bernard in initial V, Trinity Enthroned in initial G, Last Judgment, Angel Presenting a Soul to Christ as Judge in initial M, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial O, Christ as Man of Sorrows in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Hours of the Passion, Eight Verses of St. Bernard, Mass of the Trinity, Office of the Dead, Prayer to the Virgin, O Intemerata, Prayer to Christ

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: A female owner portrait appears on f. 13v, presented by a male saint holding a cruciform staff (St. John the Baptist or St. Christopher?) to St. Margaret, who kneels beside the dragon.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown


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

Binding original?: Unknown

Binding description: Bound between wood boards covered with brown calf

Folio height (in centimeters): 17.1

Folio width (in centimeters): 12.2

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