W.229, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.229, Book of Hours, Latin (1470 CE, Bruges)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W229/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.229

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1445-1495

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: Crucifixion, Pentecost, Pietà, Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Last Judgment

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Gospel Sequences, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Willem Vrelant circle

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Red velvet, early twentieth century, Belgium (?); parchment bands resewn, rounded spine; endbands include edge-bead around cord; copper clasp on center of upper board fore-edge; page edges are yellow-tinted

Folio height (in centimeters): 17

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.7

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