Book of Hours, use of Coutance

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Coutance

Item Info

Item No: mca0900481
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Coutance
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 48r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Death of the Virgin
Notes: This miniature begins Vespers of the Hours of the Virgin. Christ is shown taking Mary's soul to heaven. In the right margin, a woman, probably representing the woman for whom the book was made, kneels in prayer. Her scroll bears the inscription, "Mater dei memento mei" (O Mother of God, remember me).
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1560747
Country: Country:France
City/Town/Township:Rouen ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 178 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 90