S.7, 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/161023

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1465 – 1515

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: Feasting, Aquarius, Warming before the Fire, Chopping trees, Pisces, Hauling firewood, Digging, Aries, Pruning vines, Taurus, Punting, Hunting, Procession before a castle, Gemini, Lovers in a garden, Mowing, Virgo, Mowing, Reaping, Leo, Bundling wheat, Threshing, Virgo, Winnowing, Sowing, Scorpio, Plowing, Treading grapes, Libra, Making wine, Gathering acorns, Sagittarius, Feeding pigs, Roasting a pig, Capricorn, Butchering a pig, St. John the Evangelist, St. Luke, St. Matthew, St. Mark, Kneeling male owner portrait with guardian angel, St. John the Baptist, Sts. Peter and Paul, Archangel Michael, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Andrew, St. James, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, Pietà

Text contents: Calendar, Prayer to the Holy Face, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Gospel Lessons, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Prayers, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Prayers to the Virgin

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: A possible male owner portrait kneels before his guardian angel on f. 247r.

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Binding original?: No

Binding description: 20th-century dark brown leather, blind-stamped exterior including “S” monogram surmounted by a coronet; gold-tooled on the interior; purple watered silk doublures.

Folio height (in centimeters): 9.3

Folio width (in centimeters): 6.7

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