Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1130262
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 26v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Coronation of the Virgin
Notes: This miniature begins Compline of the Hours of the Virgin. It was painted by a follower of John Pichore, an illuminator active in Paris at the beginning of the sixteenth century. The landscape vignette in the lower margin, in which a bird catches a moth in its beak, reflects the rising interest in naturalism among Renaissance artists.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1466037
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1515
Image Dimensions Width: 210 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 113
Creator Name: John Pichore, follower - Artist