W.782, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.782, Van Alphen Hours, Dutch; Flemish (1440-1450 CE, Northern Netherlands)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W782/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.782

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1415-1475

Language(s): Flemish

Use:

Country of production: Netherlands

City or region of production: Northern Netherlands

Illumination contents: Apocalyptic Virgin and Child in initial H. Blessing Savior in initial M, Sudarium with the Holy Face in initila H, Tiburtine Sibyl and the vision of the Ara coeli in initial W, Dove of the Holy Spirit in initial D, Man of Sorrows with female donor portrait in initial H, Souls cast into Hellmouth in initial H, Two souls kneeling in prayer in Purgatory in initial M

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Eternal Wisdom, Mass of the Virgin, Mass of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Dead, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Hours of the Cross, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Suffrages, Prayers for Communion, Prayers to Mary and Christ, Added Ownership Notes (seventeenth century)

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Original owner (female) pictured praying before the Man of Sorrows in initial H on f. 109r at Matins of the Hours of the Cross.

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Master of Catherine of Cleves workshop

Patron: Unknown female patron, possibly pictured on fol. 109r, in the mid-fifteenth century.

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Seventeenth-century Dutch brown calf with gilt over pasteboard; marbled pastedowns

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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