W.95, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.95, Book of Hours, Latin (1320-1330 CE, Flanders (Ghent?))

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W95/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.95

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1300-1350

Language(s): Latin, Flemish, French

Use: Flemish (Calendar), Rome (Hours of the Virgin)

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Ghent?

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Flight into Egypt, Trinity, St. John the Evangelist, St. Peter, St. Paul, St. James Major, Pentecost, Betrayal, Christ before Pilate, Flagellation, Christ Carrying the Cross, Descent from the Cross, Entombment, Resurrection, Noli me tangere, Throne of Mercy, Woman kneeling before the crucifix, Christ enthroned, David praying before an altar

Text contents: Calendar, Added Prayer (fifteenth century), Hours of the Virgin, Suffrages, Long Hours of the Holy Spirit, Weekday Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Trinity, Hours of the Cross of Pope John XXII, Suffrage of the True Cross, Indulgence Prayer of Pope John XXII, Prayers in Flemish, Psalms in Latin, Prayers in Flemish, Prayers to the Wounds of Christ, Prayer to the Virgin, Prayer to John the Evangelist, Prayer to the Cross, Prayer to one’s Guardian Angel, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Invocations, Gospel Sequence of St. John, Benedictions

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Owner portrait (female) portrayed kneeling before a crucifix on f. 116v

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Late nineteenth-early twentieth-century crimson velvet binding; made by Léon Gruel; no. 936 written in pencil front pastedown

Folio height (in centimeters): 14.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 10.3

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