Book of Hours

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Item No: mcai100061
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. Mark the Evangelist
Notes: This manuscript can be dated to ca. 1480.
Notes: This miniature once marked the beginning of the Gospel Lesson of Mark in a book of hours. Here, as in other examples of Evangelists "portraits" in the Middle Ages, Mark is portrayed as a contemporary scribe seated at a writing desk. He is accompanied by his symbol, the lion.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1585652
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 112 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 10:6

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