Holding institution title: Book of Hours
Holding institution classification: Book of Hours
Holding institution location: New York, NY
Digitization status: Partially digitized
Date: 1425 -1500
Country of production: France
City or region of production: Unknown
Illumination contents: Annunciation, King David Praying, Pietà with kneeling male owner portrait and heraldry, St. Claudius of Besançon, Death Personified in initial D
Text contents: Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Obsecro te
Personalization: A male owner portrait appears on f. 114v kneeling before the Pietà. The male owner wears a suit of armor, helmet removed, and carries a shield (quartered, black eagle with red wings on silver ground in 1 and 4, 4 squares alternating red and silver sprinkled with white dots in 2 and 3). This shield is also found on ff. 13r, 81r, and 143r. On f. 115r, the initials L P encircled by a red cord appear.
Binding original?: No
Binding description: Belgian 19th-century russet morocco, blind-stamped, signed Dewatines, in brown oasis solander case by Julia Parker Wightman.
Folio height (in centimeters): 12.4
Folio width (in centimeters): 8.5