Item No: mca1200071
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Rare Book Department
Initial D with the Annunciation
This initial begins Matins of the Hours of the Virgin. The Annunciation represents the moment when the Virgin conceived the Christ Child through the words spoken by the angel. This scene commonly appears at the beginning of this hour in books of hours.
This manuscript can be dated to ca. 1490.
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Lewis E 120