Item No: mca0860162
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Bourges
Rare Book Department
This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1500.
This miniature depicts St. Matthew the Evangelist with an open book in his lap, dipping his pen into an inkstand held by his symbol, the angel. This miniature begins the reading from the Gospel of Matthew that formed part of the Gospel Sequence found in many books of hours.
St. Matthew the Evangelist
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Lewis E 86