S.5, 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/161005


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1450 – 1500

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Paris?

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Pisces, Pruning vines, Aries, Making flower wreaths, Taurus, Lovers on a horse, Gemini, Mowing, Cancer, Reaping, Leo, Threshing, Virgo, Treading grapes, Libra, Sowing, Scorpio, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Slaughtering a pig, Capricorn, St. John the Evangelist, Jousting knight in initial I, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Kneeling male and female owner portraits presented by St. John the Baptist to the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, Pietà in initial O, Annunciation, Christ blessing in initial D, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Presentation in the Temple, Adoration of the Magi, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Dance of Death, Female corpse in sarcophagus in initial D, Archangel Michael, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Christopher, St. Stephen, St. Sebastian, St. Peter, St. Nicholas, St. Anthony, St. Anne with the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, St. Apollonia, St. Margaret

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Office of the Dead, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Kneeling male and female owner portraits are presented by St. John the Baptist to the Virgin Mary and Christ Child on f. 22r at the beginning of the prayer “Obsecro te.”





Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century black morocco.

Folio height (in centimeters): 18.3

Folio width (in centimeters): 12.4

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