Book of Hours

Item Info

Item No: mcai110191
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Script: Bastarda
NickName: Hours of Louis XII (formerly Hours of Henry VII)
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Calendar leaf for the month of February
Notes: This leaf comes from a calendar for the feast days celebrated in the month of February. Calendar pages are often illustrated with the labors of the month and the zodiac sign associated with each month. Warming oneself beside by a fire and preparing to feast were typical labors for the month of February.
Notes: This leaf has been dated to ca. 1500.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1471766
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1510
Image Dimensions Width: 236 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 11:19
Creator Name: Jean Bourdichon - Artist

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