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St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Pius XII Memorial Library, Special Collections,  VFL MS 004
Description: ff. 10 - Gift of Milton and Gail Fischmann, 1962. - Evans, E. S. "Medieval manuscripts at Saint Louis University : a catalogue," in Manuscripta 47/48 (2003/2004), p. 69-73
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 20
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/VFLMS004_44
Language: Latin Country: France Century: 15th
View MARC record (VFL MS 004): https://libcat.slu.edu/record=b1977097~S5

Part 1: 10 single leaves
Description: - parchment - 178 x 122 mm - Written in 23 long lines; ruled mostly in light red ink.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV3/4Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1475
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date: ca. 1470
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Bastarda
Figurative Decoration: On fol. d, verso, one full-page miniature of the Betrayal and Arrest of Christ (above) and Christ in Gethsemane (below); on fol. f, verso, one half-page miniature of the Stoning of Saint Stephen; twelve 10-line miniatures.
Other Decoration: Illuminated initials in brushed gold on rectangular red or blue fields; border panels on three sides with fruit, flowers, and acanthus sprays in brushed gold, green, blue, red, often inhabited by grotesques. An ink sketch on fol. d, recto appears to be a preliminary drawing for the miniature on fol. c, verso that preceded it in the original manuscript.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Folios a-j
Title: Book of Hours
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Fol. a, r-v: Gospel Lessons from John 1:1-14 for Christmas Day and Luke 1:28 for the Feast of the Annunciation. Fol. b, r-v: Gospel Lessons from Luke 1:23-38 for the Feast of the Annunciation and Matthew 2:1-3 for the Feast of Epiphany. Fol. c, r-v: Gospel Lessons from Matthew 2:4-12 for The Feast of Epiphany and Mark 16:14-15 for the Feast of the Ascension. Fol. d, r-v: Gospel Lessons from Mark 16:16-20 for the Feast of the Ascension and the Passion according to John 18:1. Fol. e, r-v: Gospel Lesson from John 19:39-42 for the Passion and the "Obsecro te." Fol. f, r-v: Suffrages to Saints Andrew and Stephen. Fol. g, r-v: Suffrages to Saints Julian and Martin. Fol. h, r-v: Suffrages to Saints Anthony and Anne. Fol. i, r-v: Suffrages to Saints Mary Magdalene and Catherine of Alexandria. Fol. j, r-v: Suffrages to saints Margaret and Barbara. 
Status of text: Fragments
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  VFL MS 004, folio a, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio a, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio b, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio b, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio c, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio c, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio d, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio d, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio e, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio e, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio f, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio f, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio g, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio g, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio h, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio h, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio i, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio i, verso.
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  VFL MS 004, folio j, recto.
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  VFL MS 004, folio j, verso.
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