Book of Hours, use of TroyesMedieval Manuscripts
Item No: mca1330131
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of TroyesScript: Gothic bookhand
Folio Number: f. 13r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. John on Patmos
Notes: This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1460.
Notes: This miniature begins the Gospel Lesson of John. To the left of St. John, a little devil attempts to steal his inkwell. This iconography comes from a medieval legend in which the devil attempted to thwart St. John from writing his Gospel. The manuscript was illuminated by an anonymous artist working in Troyes in the 1460s and 1470s known as the Master of the Troyes Missal and artists in his workshop.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1538089
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 190 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 133
Creator Name: Master of the Troyes Missal and his workshop - Artist