Holding institution title: Book of Hours
Holding institution classification: Book of Hours
Holding institution location: New York, NY
Digitization status: Partially digitized
Date: 1465 – 1515
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
Personalization: A possible male owner portrait kneels before his guardian angel on f. 247r.
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