Book of Hours?

Item Info

Item No: mcai180025
Additional Title: Book of Hours?
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 18:2b
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Arrest of Christ, with Peter cutting off the ear of Malchus
Notes: This leaf and four others in the Free Library's collections (Lewis E M 18:1-2a and3a-b) were likely intended for insertion in the same book of hours. Although there is no text on these leaves to confirm this destination, illuminators often painted full-page miniatures on blank parchment that would then be inserted into these popular devotional books. The Arrest of Christ, for example, commonly prefaced Matins of the Hours of the Cross.

The miniature has suffered some damage and several areas have been repainted at a later date.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1683146
Country: Country:Netherlands
City/Town/Township:Utrecht ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1425
Image Dimensions Width: 180 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 18:1-3