Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark:
MS. Douce 72
Type of object:
Manuscript
Material:
Parchment
Page size:
200 x 130 mm
Title text:
Book of Hours. Use of Rouen.
Country or nationality of origin:
French
Place of origin:
Normandy
Date:
16th century, first quarter
Folio or page no.:
fol. 016r
Whole page or detail:
whole page
Image description:
The Annunciation, preceding Hours of the Virgin. The angel Gabriel and the Virgin in an interior with screens, and the inscription ‘Gracia ple(na)’ on the lintel. The Virgin is seated with an open book on her lap. Frame with lion masks, putti on top playing with strings of beads and on either side their ends are treated as bell-pulls by two other putti. Below, a mock fight with swords and shields, and a winged putti in the middle.
Roll title:
MS. Douce 72. Book of Hours, Use of Rouen, in Latin and French. Illuminated in Normandy, 1st quarter of the 16th century.
Roll #:
446.9
Frame #:
004

Book of Hours. Use of Rouen.