Book of Hours

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours

Item Info

Item No: mca2120721
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 72r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Annunciation to the Shepherds
Notes: This miniature begins Terce of the Hours of the Virgin. In this charming variation on the scene, the shepherds and shepherdesses, to whom the news of Christ's birth has just been announced, clasp hands and dance in celebration around a tree.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1606326
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 160 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 212

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