Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1062542
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 254v
Source: Rare Book Department

This manuscript has been dated to the 1460s.

Notes: St. Raphael the Archangel
Notes: This miniature precedes the Suffrage for St. Raphael the Archangel. It depicts a scene from the apocryphal Book of Tobit in which Raphael accompanies Tobit's son Tobias on a journey. Under Raphael's guidance, Tobias captures a fish that provided the medicine to cure is father's blindness. In the miniature, Tobias carries the fish under his arm. The manuscript was illuminated in the workshop of the Bruges illuminator Willem Vrelant (fl. 1449-1481). Vrelant is considered one of the most influential illuminators active in Bruges during the third quarter of the fifteenth century.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1538091
Country: Country:Belgium

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 100 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 106
Creator Name: Willem Vrelant, workshop of - Artist