W.188, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.188, Book of Hours in Dutch, Grote, Geert, 1340-1384, Dutch; Flemish (1425-1450 CE, Utrecht)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W188/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.188

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1425-1450

Language(s): Flemish

Use: Utrecht (Calendar)

Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Utrecht

Illumination contents: Arrest of Christ in initial H, Christ crowned with thorns in initial G, Christ before Pilate in initial G, Flagellation in initial G, Christ carrying the Cross in initial G, Crucifixion in initial G, Descent from the Cross in initial G, Entombment in initial B, Trinity in initial O, Visitation in initial G, Nativity in initial G, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial G, Adoration of the Magi in initial G, Flight into Egypt in initial G, Presentation in the Temple in initial B, Harrowing of Hell in initial O, St. Michael in initial H, Two souls kneeling in prayer in purgatory in initial M

Text contents: Computistical Easter Tables, Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Short Hours of the Holy Cross, Penitential Psalms and Litany, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Masters of Zweder van Culemborg

Patron: anonymous patrons

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Bound by Gruel and Engelmann, late nineteenth / early twentieth century; red-brown velvet over millboard, sewn on five recessed cords; all edges gilt

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.2

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