The Morgan Library & Museum displays three new and notable acquisitions

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St. Francis Receiving the Stigmata, detail, Book of Hours, Rome use, in Latin, Belgium, probably Bruges, ca. 1525–30. The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, Melvin R. Seiden Collection, 2011. Photo: Graham S. Haber.

NEW YORK, NY.- The Morgan Library & Museum has announced that it will display recent acquisitions during select times throughout the year, providing the public with more opportunities to enjoy objects from across the museum’s collections. On view now are three notable works, acquired through gift and purchase, from the Morgan’s departments of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, and Printed Books and Bindings. The works are displayed in the Marble Hall—located in the Morgan’s 1928 Annex building between the Morgan Stanley Galleries—and will remain on view through September 23. Joining the Morgan’s rich holdings of Renaissance Flemish manuscripts are two sixteenth-century Books of Hours. The earlier work, dating to ca. 1500, was illuminated by the Master of Nicholas von Firmian. The miniature on view shows ... More