W.431, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.431, Book of Hours (Use of Rome), Latin (1490-1500 CE, Flanders (Mons?))

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W431/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.431

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1465-1525

Language(s): Latin, French


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Mons?

Illumination contents: St. John the Evangelist, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Annunciation, Lamentation, King David Penitent, Virgin and Child, St. Michael and the Dragon, St. John the Baptist with Lamb, Sts. Peter and Paul, St. Christopher, St. Sebastian, St. Adrian, St. Anthony, St. Nicholas, St. Quintinus, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Barbara, Five male saints, Five female saints, Skeleton with arrow and black mirror

Text contents: Calendar, Prayers for Confession in French, Gospel Sequence, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Virgin, Prayer on the Sorrow of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Suffrages, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Associates of the Master of Antoine Rolin

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Sixteenth-century tawed skin over thin boards; covered with red velvet case embroidered with triple silver thread wound around yellow-brown silk thread, outline design on both covers of two inverted hearts, surrounded by foliate flowers

Folio height (in centimeters): 11.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 8.5

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