Warburg hours

Record ID: 
311545
Accession number: 
MS M.1178
Title: 
Warburg hours
Created: 
Antwerp, Belgium, between 1460 and 1470.
Binding: 
Belgian black morocco, ca. 1840.
Credit: 
Bequest of Carola Warburg Rothschild, 1987.
Description: 
140 leaves, bound : vellum, ill. ; 160 x 112 mm
Provenance: 
Nieuwenhoven?, 18th century; Jean Joseph Raepsaet (1750-1832); Aug. Demeunynck, Lille, late 19th century (his Theology no. 23); Felix M. Warburg (d. 1937), New York (de Ricci, Census, II, 1,849, no. 5); his daughter, Carola Warburg (Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild), New York; bequeathed to the Morgan by Mrs. Rothschild at her death in 1987.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Windesheim, written and illuminated in Antwerp, Belgium, in the 1460s.
Decoration: 6 full-page miniatures (fols. 11v, 20v, 92v, 101v, 113v, 122v, by Lieven van Lathem), and 5 small miniatures and 2 historiated initials (by an anonymous artist).
Artist: Lieven van Lathem (ca. 1438-93), and others.
Contents: f. 1v-7: Calendar; f. 8-9: Seven Prayers of St. Gregory; f. 9-11: Prayer to the Name of Jesus, followed by others; f. 12-17v: Hours of the Cross; f. 18-19v: Prayer to Christ; f. 21-54: Hours of the Virgin (Windesheim use); f. 54-58v: Prayer to Sacrament, followed by other prayers; f. 59-80: Penitential Psalms and Litany, preceded by a prayer; f. 80-92: John's Gospel Lesson, followed by prayers; f. 93-100v: Psalms of the Virgin, followed by other prayers; f. 102-109v: Suffrage to Catherine, followed by other prayers; f. 110-113: Prayer to the Virgin, followed by Suffrages; f. 114-121v: Suffrage to Barbara, followed by other prayers including one to the Wounds of Christ; f. 123-130v: Prayer to Peter, followed by other prayers; f. 131-140v: Prayer to the Virgin, followed by others including one to the Sacrament.
List of illustrations: f. 8: Mass of St. Gregory; f. 9: Christ Child; f. 11v: Crucifixion; f. 20v: Annunciation; f. 60: Last Judgment; f. 92v: Virgin and Child; f. 101v: St. Catherine; f. 110: Virgin and Child; f. 113v: St. Barbara; f. 115v: Five Wounds of Christ; f. 122v: Christ Appearing to St. Peter; f. 131: Nativity; f. 134: Host in a Monstrance.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Dutch and Latin
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