Book of Hours


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

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+" (Not Printed)

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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

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.