Book of Hours, use of Paris

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Paris

Item Info

Item No: mca0980631
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Paris
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin and French
Folio Number: 63r
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 soldiers.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1597386
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 178 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 98