Devotional Image (Andachtsbild)

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Devotional Image (Andachtsbild)

Item Info

Item No: mcai010181
Additional Title: Devotional Image (Andachtsbild)
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: The Virgin and Child
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1520.
Notes: This miniature contains no text to identify a source if it indeed came from a manuscript book. Rather, it may have served as a type of devotional image known by the German term "Andachtsbild". These images were used by individuals in private devotional practice. The Christ Child has a rosary around his neck. The original owner may have looked at this image while praying the Rosary, a common practice in the late Middle Ages.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1466528
Country: Country:Germany

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1525
Image Dimensions Width: 101 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 1:18

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