Book of Hours, use of Rennes

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Book of Hours, use of Rennes

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Item No: mcaw040052
Title: Book of Hours, use of Rennes
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rennes
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 5v
Source: Rare Book Department

Calendar page for May

This calendar contained the feasts days celebrated in the month of May. Calendars are typically illustrated with the labors of the month and the zodiac signs. The folios of the calendar are decorated with sunbursts and the initials "KS". The device and initials may refer to King Charles VI of France.

This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1405. The scribe Johannes Parvus signed his name on f. 206v.

Sirsi Catalog Key: 1457701
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1415
ShelfMark: Widener 4
Creator Name: Egerton Master, follower of - Artist
Johannes Parvus (a.k.a. Jean Le Petit) - Scribe

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