W.429, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.429, Book of Hours, Latin (1500 CE, Bruges(?))

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W429/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.429

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1500

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges?

Illumination contents: Crucifixion, Pentecost, Virgin and Child in garden, Annunciation, Visitation, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Coronation of the Virgin by the Trinity, King David penitent, Raising of Lazarus, Pietà in initial O, St. Athanasius in initial Q

Text contents: Calendar, Suffrage to the Holy Face, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Advent Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Invocations, Collects, Office of the Dead, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Athanasian Creed

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Circle of the Master of the Prayerbooks

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Italy, ca. seventeenth century; crimson morocco over pasteboard, butt corners; original sewing on four tawed bands, silver initials on each side: “D V” at top, “M M” at base; lower cover: “D M” at top, “R M” at base; spine rebacked, possibly repaired, endbands in blue and pink silk, gilt edges, indentations attest to former presence of two fore-edge fastenings

Folio height (in centimeters): 10.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 7.5

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