W.215, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.215, Book of Hours with Premonstratensian connections, Latin (1400-1415 CE, Flanders or Artois)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W215/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.215

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1400-1415

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: France

City or region of production: Artois?

Illumination contents: Crowned Virgin and Child in initial D, St. John the Baptist, St. Nicholas, St. Mary Magdalene, Twelve Apostles, Seven Archangels, St. John the Evangelist, Priest elevating the host at Mass, St. Andrew, Crucifixion, Seven Martyr Saints, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Catherine, St. Stephen, St. Christopher, Seven Confessor Saints, Ten Virgin Saints, St. Sebastian, All Saints, Office of the Dead in initial D, Trinity in initial D, Christ carrying the Cross in initial D, Christ as judge in initial D, Ox symbol of Luke, Angel symbol of Matthew, Lion symbol of Mark, Eagle symbol of John, Pietà in initial S

Text contents: Calendar, Our Father, Ave Maria, Creeds, Four Prayers, Five Joys of the Virgin, Prayer for Salvation, Communion Prayer, Hours of the Virgin with Suffrages, Office of the Dead, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Cross, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Passion According to John, Communion Prayers, Three Prayers to the Virgin and God, Prayer to Christ as Savior, Prayer to Christ’s Blood, Prayer to Guardian Angel, Creed, Gospel Sequences, Four Prayers to the Virgin, Prayer to Christ Prayer to God

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Early eighteenth century re-binding from France; dark red leather boards with gold-tooled edges; flat spine with five raised bands and gilt title “HEVRES/ ANTIQV”; gilt name “REBOVCH” at tail of spine suggests it was rebound by early eighteenth century owner Fr. Claude Reboucher, who inscribed his name and the date 1724 on front flyleaf iv, verso; gilt edges

Folio height (in centimeters): 13.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.8

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