Stundenbuch aus Brugge

Title:
Stundenbuch aus Brugge
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Language:
Latin
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt)
Shelf Mark:
Ross. 94
Alternate Names:
Book of Hours from Bruges -- Vat. Ross. 94 --
Origin:
Bruges, Belgium -- Flanders
Dimensions:
240 folios -- ca. 87 x 64 mm.
Date Description:
ca. 1500
Content:
Calendar (ff. 1v-13r) -- Prayer to Saint Veronica, "Salve sancta facies" (ff. 15r-16v) -- Hours of the Cross (ff. 18r-25r) -- Hours of the Holy Spirit (ff. 26r-32r) -- Mass of the Virgin (ff. 34r-42v) -- Hours of the Virgin (ff. 43r-123v) -- Hours of the Virgin during Advent (ff. 125r-135r) -- Penitential Psalms (ff. 137r-161v) -- Office of the Dead (ff. 163r-211r) -- Prayer to the Virgin, "Obscero te domina sancta Maria..." (ff. 212r-220r) -- Psalter of St. Jerome (ff. 222r-234v) -- Canticle of St. Athanasius, "Quicumque vult salvus esse..." (ff. 235r-239v)
Hand:
French Gothic
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
In the bottom edge of the frames on the calendar pages, Labor of the Month (verso) and Zodiac (recto) miniatures (ff. 1-13) -- Fifteen full-page miniatures at principal divisions: Christ, "Salvator Mundi" (f. 14v); Crucifixion (f. 17v); Pentecost (f. 26v); Virgin and Child (f. 33v); Visitation (f. 67v); Nativity (f. 83v); Annunciation to the Shepherds (f. 89v); Epiphany (f. 95v); Purification (f. 101v); Massacre of the Innocents (f. 107v); Flight into Egypt (f. 117v); Crowning of the Virgin (f. 124v); David in Penitence (f. 136v); Resurrection of Lazarus (f. 162v); Penitence of St. Jerome (f. 221v) -- Borders in "ganto-brugeois" style, decorated with fruits, flowers, birds, snails, and insects; gold background on three sides with the calendar, on four sides at divisions with full-page miniatures -- Decorated Initials: Six-line-high foliate initials on gold background at major divisions, that on f. 212r is historiated with a Pietà; various smaller initials in blue and white on red and gold ground
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Medium ND 3363 .V37 1996 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Full size -- Color
Series:
Codices e Vaticanis selecti, 56
Publication Date:
1996 (2nd edition)
Place of Publication:
Zurich, Switzerland
Publisher:
Belser Verlag
Notes:
Art-historical introduction. Selected transcriptions and translations (German) given -- Commentary by Luigi Michelini Tocci, translated from the Italian by Angelika Hocke-Asam. ND Libraries owns an earlier edition will call number Special Collections Rare Books Medium ND 3363 .V37 1984 Non-Circulating
Type of Text:
Book of hours, devotional, prayers, religious