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THE HOURS OF CATHERINE OF CLEVES—ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ALL ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS—TO BE EXHIBITED AT THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM BEGINNING JANUARY 22

Press release date: 
Monday, November 30, 2009

PUBLIC OFFERED RARE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE NEARLY 100 INDIVIDUALLY MOUNTED PAGES FROM THE LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED BOOK

Recently on View in Europe, the Work Is Considered Among the Morgan's Finest Treasures

Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves

**Press Preview: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 10 a.m. until noon** RSVP: (212) 590.0393, media@themorgan.org

The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, a fifteenth-century Dutch manuscript that is among the most beautiful and sophisticated illuminated works ever created, is the subject of a major exhibition at The Morgan Library & Museum, from January 22 through May 2, 2010. Titled Demons and Devotion: The Hours of Catherine of Cleves, the show includes nearly a hundred individual pages from the lavishly painted manuscript, which has been disbound for this special occasion.