S.2, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/159204

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1496

Language(s): Dutch, Latin

Use: Utrecht (Calendar), Augustinian Canons of the Windesheim Chapter (Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Eternal Wisdom, Short Hours of the Cross, Office of the Dead)

Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Haarlem?

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Tree of Jesse, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial H, Tree of Jesse, Visitation in initial G, Annunciation to Joseph, Nativity in initial G, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi in initial G, Journey of the Magi, Circumcision of Christ in initial G, Woman sitting with a swaddled infant before a fireplace, Presentation in the Temple in initial G, Virgin and Unicorn, Flight into Egypt in initial G, Massacre of the Innocents, Death of the Virgin in initial B, Virgin Mary giving Girdle to Thomas, Christ among the Doctors, Christ blessing female owner portrait in initial M, Baptism of Christ in initial G, Miracle of Cana in initial G, Temptation of Christ in initial G, Christ meeting Samaritan Woman at the well in initial G, Entry into Jerusalem in initial G, Christ delivering the Adulteress in initial G, Monogram SK and Lion holding two shields, Christ washing feet of Apostles in initial B, Two roosters and a griffin holding two heraldic shields, Crucifixion, Christ as Man of Sorrows in initial H, Sudarium in initial H, Christ Before Pilate in initial G, Flagellation of Christ in initial G, Crucifixion in initial G, Descent from the Cross in initial G, Entombment of Christ in initial B, Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Wounded Christ with female owner portrait in initial S, Pentecost, Monk burning sacrificial cow on an altar in initial H, Woman pouring water in initial g, Beggar holding bowl, Woman giving out bread in initial G, Woman holds mantle above child with crutch in initial G, Two men visiting a prisoner in initial G, Woman sits beside sick man in initial G, Woman extends hand to a pilgrim in initial G, Two fossors digging graves with priest in initial B, Man with misshapen foot, King David praying, Last Supper in initial O, Abraham meeting Melchisedek, Raising of Lazarus

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Eternal Wisdom, Hours of the Cross, One Hundred Articles of Suffering of Our Lord, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Communion Prayer, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: A female owner portrait appears standing before Christ in an initial M on f. 50r. An additional female owner portrait prays before the wounded Christ in an initial S on f. 78r. The monogram SK and a lion holding two heraldic shields appear on f. 64r. Two roosters and a griffin holding two heraldic shields appear on f. 66r.

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Binding original?: No

Binding description: 18th-century Dutch red morocco over board, gilt, silver clasps, catches, and corner pieces.

Folio height (in centimeters): 10.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 6.9

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