W.99, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.99 Book of Hours, Latin (1400-1425, Flanders)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W99/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.99

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1400-1425

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Soissons

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Northeastern France

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Visitation, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Coronation of the Virgin, Christ in Majesty, Office of the Dead, Seated Virgin and Child with Owner Portrait

Text contents: Calendar, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Office of the Dead, Hours of the Cross, Verse Prayer to the Virgin, Two Prayers to the Virgin, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:

Personalization: Owner portrait (male) portrayed kneeling before Virgin and Child enthroned on f. 157r accompanying a verse prayer to the Virgin

Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Potential first male owner illuminated on f. 157r

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Eighteenth-century, France, golden brown leather with gilt foliate tooling around outer edges of boards, on spine, and on turn-ins; spine inscribed in gold with “Heures Manuscrite”; blue silk ribbon bookmark

Folio height (in centimeters): 17.3

Folio width (in centimeters): 12

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