Book of Hours, use of Rome

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Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1010612
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Bastarda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 61v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with the Massacre of the Innocents
Notes: This initial marks Vespers of the Hours of the Virgin. The image in the letter D portrays Herod watching one of his soldiers murder a child while its mother watches. The Massacre of the Innocents was a common image with which to illustrate this Hour.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1599786
Country: Country:Flanders

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 169 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 101
Creator Name: William Vrelant, follower of - Artist

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