Hours, use of S.-Arnoul-les-Metz

Published/Created:
France (Metz)
ca. 1325-50
Physical Description:
ff. ii + ii + 159 + iv : vellum ; 138 x 93 (88 x 66) mm.
Notes:
Manuscript on vellum written in gothic bookhand.
Blanks not digitized.
62 elaborate illuminated miniatures. Initials in blue, pink, and burnished gold. Modern binding of red morocco, with clasps, by Douglas Cockerell (1926).
Several marginal portraits of a woman (ff. 21r and 83r) are probably of the original owner.
Hours, Use of S.-Arnoul-les-Metz. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Claudia Marchitello Mark, A Fourteenth-Century Book of Hours from Metz, YULG 69 (Oct 1994), pp. 12-35; Sotheby's Catalogue for 25 June 1985 (lot 96). Several related mss. are described in Ecriture et eluminure en Lorraine au moyen age: Catalogue de l'exposition 'La plume et le parchemin,' (Nancy: Societe Thierry Alix, 1984), nos. 82-84.
ff. 1r-12v Calendar
ff. 13r-19r Hours of the Cross
ff. 19r-20v Beginning of the Gospel of St. John
ff. 20v-82v Little Office of the Virgin
ff. 83r-96v Penitential Psalms
ff. 96v-101r Litany
ff. 101r-103r Petitions
ff. 103v-159r Office of the Dead
Topics:
Books of hours
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Topics:
Catholic Church
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Hand-colored illustrations.
Illuminated manuscripts
Manuscripts, Medieval
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 657
Orbis Record:
9616539
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599085
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1414871
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998934
PID:
digcoll:3688458