Book of Hours


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 1012

General Information

Title Book of Hours
Shelfmarks MS Typ 1012
Material vellum
Place of Origin France
General Remarks

language: French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)

Original Condition

Page Height 515 mm
Page Width 310 mm
Height of Written Area 255 mm
Width of Written Area 170 mm
Number of Columns 1
Width of Columns 170 mm
Number of Lines 15
Line Height 2 mm
More about the Condition

"Our Saviour judging the world" - caption in a later hand at bottom of recto.

Current Condition

Dimensions 19 cm

Book Decoration and Musical Notation

Persons: attributed to a follower of the Master of the Munich Golden Legend (active ca. 1430-1440). A previous attribution was to the circle of the Bedford Master.
miniature of the last judgment, within a foliate border including an illuminated initial "D". 
miniature is in tempera, colored and gold inks, and gold leaf.