W.182, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.182, Prayer book, Dutch; Flemish (1450-1475 CE, Utrecht, Netherlands)

Holding institution classification: Prayer book

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W182/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.182

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1450-1475

Language(s): Flemish, German, Latin


Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Utrecht

Illumination contents: Crucifixion, Mass of St. Gregory, Pentecost, Coronation of the Virgin by the Trinity, Annunciation, Lactation of St. Bernard, Presentation in the Temple, St. Anne with the Virgin and Child, Angel, St. Matthias, Adoration of the Magi, St. George with the Drgon, Penitence of St. Jerome, St. Anthony Abbot, St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. Barbara, Office of the Dead, Last Judgment, David Praying

Text contents: Calendar, Short Hours of the Cross, Seven Orations of St. Gregory, Antiphon to the Holy Spirit, Prayer on the Transfiguration, Prayers and Hymns to the Virgin, Suffrages, Prayer for the Dead, Five Prayers of St. Francis, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Collects, Five Questions about the Eucharist (added in the sixteenth century)

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown artists; close to the Utrecht school.

Patron: Unknown for use in Utrecht, Netherlands

Materials: Very thin parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Rebound by Léon Gruel and Robert Engelmann, France, late nineteenth or early twentieth century, dark crimson velvet; fols. 1-6 and fols. 107-116 are affected by rust deposits made by two metal rivets from a lost kindle chain

Folio height (in centimeters): 11.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.3

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