S.4, 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/161004


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1460 – 1520

Language(s): Dutch, Latin


Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Christ among the Doctors, Nativity, Last Judgment, Trinity enthroned, Archangel Michael, Portraits of a Nun and monk kneeling in prayer

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: A nun wearing a habit kneels in prayer before a floreate illuminated initial M on f. 173r. A banderole encircling her reads “S[an]c[t]e Michael Ora Pro ME.” In the lower margin of f. 173r a tonsured monk wearing a habit is also encircled by a scroll inscribed “Miser[er]e Mei Deus.”





Binding original?: No

Binding description: 18th- or 19th-century red morocco, gilt tooled with flower motifs at upper and lower corners, acorn motifs on spine, inscribed on black label: Geschreeven getyde boek

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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