Book of Hours?

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Item No: mcai050231
Additional Title: Book of Hours?
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Annunciation to the Shepherds
Notes: This leaf comes from the same manuscript as Lewis E M 5:22, 24-26. It can be dated from ca. 1430-1440.
Notes: This miniature was most likely taken from a book of hours. The Annunciation to the Shepherds usually appears at the beginning of the prayers recited at Terce. The miniature was painted by a member of the Gold Scrolls Group, the name given to a circle of artists working in Bruges, ca. 1415-1455. The name derives from the group's frequent use of gold foliate ornament painted on backgrounds of flat color.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1466203
Country: Country:Belgium

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1450
Image Dimensions Width: 227 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 5:23
Creator Name: Gold Scrolls Group - Artist

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