Book of Hours, use of Coutance

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Coutance

Item Info

Item No: mca0900602
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Coutance
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 60v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Crucifixion
Notes: This miniature begins the Hours of the Cross, which was included in most books of hours and follows the progression of Christ's Passion from the Betrayal to the Entombment. The Crucifixion is commonly found at the beginning of this Office. Here, the dead Christ is flanked by his mother and St. John the Evangelist.
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