W.211, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.211, Book of Hours, Latin (1440 CE, Bruges)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W211/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.211

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1415-1465

Language(s): Latin, French


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: Trinity enthhroned, Hell mouth, Pentecost, All Saints, Veneration of the Host, Crucifixion, Virgo lactans, St. Veronica holding veil with the Holy Face, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Adoration, Circumcision, Presentation in the Temple, Adoration of the Magi, Rest on the Flight into Egypt, St. Jodocus, St. Christopher, St. Peter of Luxembourg with vision of the Crucifix, Last Judgment, Office of the Dead

Text contents: Calendar, Sunday Hours and Mass of the Trinity, Monday Hours and Mass of the Dead, Tuesday Hours and Mass of the Holy Spirit, Wednesday Hours and Mass of All Saints, Thursday Hours and mass of the Sacrament, Friday Hours and Mass of the Cross, Saturday Hours and Mass of the Virgin, Gospel Sequences, Prayer to the Holy Face, Two Sequences of Five Joys of the Virgin, Prayers to the Virgin, Prayer of Indulgence, Seven Temporal Joys of the Virgin, Seven Spiritual Joys of the Virgin, Prayer on Seven Last Words of Our Lord, Prayer of St. Gregory, Communion Prayer, Two Prayers to the Virgin, Hymn to the Virgin and Seven Versicles, Prayer to Christ, Hours of the Virgin, Suffrages, Devotional Sequence to Saints, Eight Verses of St. Bernard (closing prayer cites “.N.” for name of suppliant), Fifteen Joys of the Virgin in French, Seven Requests to Our Lord in French, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Collects, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Masters of the Gold Scrolls

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Rebound in Paris by León Gruel ca. 1900; dark red velvet with rounded spine; gilded edges with leather tabs, two tabs end in a leather ball

Folio height (in centimeters): 11.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.3

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