Book of Hours, use of Paris

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Paris

Item Info

Item No: mca0960831
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Paris
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin and French
Folio Number: 83r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: David and Goliath
Notes: This miniature begins the Seven Penitential Psalms in this book of hours. David, who in the Middle Ages was believed to have composed the psalms, is often represented at the beginning of this cycle prayers. In this miniature, he is shown as a youth slaying Goliath.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1597385
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 162 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 96