W.190, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.190, Book of Hours, Latin (1460-1470 CE, Bruges (?))

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W190/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.190

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1460-1470

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges?

Illumination contents: Four evangelists and their symbols, Trinity, Office of the Dead, Pentecost, Annunciation, King David, Christ revered by saints, Holy Communion, Crucifixion, Moses and the burning bush in initial B, Visitation in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents in initial S, Presentation in the Temple in initial E, Adoration of the Magi in initial C, Flight into Egypt in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Sunday Hours of the Trinity with Community Prayer for Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist, Monday Office of the Dead, Tuesday Hours of the Holy Spirit, Wednesday Hours of All Saints, Thursday Hours of the Sacrament, Friday Hours of the Cross, Saturday Hours of the Virgin, Added Prayer to Christ, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Devotional Sequence for the Virgin, Athanasian Creed, Prayers to Three Members of the Trinity, Prayer to Christ, Five Rhyming Joys of the Virgin, Prayer to Christ, Pre-Communion Prayer, Communion Prayers, Suffrages, Added Prayer on Five Joys of the Virgin

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown in the style of the Master of the Black Prayerbook

Patron: Unknown; fol. 47v may have portrait of patron and family

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Bound in France ca. 1900 in dark green velvet, and leather fore-edge tabs added at that time

Folio height (in centimeters): 17.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.8

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