Item Info

Item No: mca2363990
Additional Title: Breviary
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 399r-400v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial P with the Ascension of Christ
Notes: This initial P begins the lesson for the feast of the Ascension in a breviary used in private devotion. The calendar contains obits for members of the French royal family, including Pierre, count of Alençon and son of St. Louis IX, king of France. The artist is a follower of the Parisian illuminator Jean Pucelle, who made several manuscripts for members of the French royal family.
Notes: This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1310.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1466042
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1325
Image Dimensions Width: 76 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 236
Creator Name: Jean Pucelle, follower of - Artist

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