Book/Printed Material Prayer Book.
About this Item
- Prayer Book.
- This illuminated prayer book, made in the Netherlands in the early 16th century, contains Latin prayers and passages from the Gospels. Although small in scale, it is notable for its abundance of illuminations, with nearly 60 extant small miniatures. Full-color portraits embellish the prayers to the Virgin and suffrages, while the images within the Gospel narrative are rendered primarily in grisaille, a nearly entirely gray monochrome technique. The last folios include a trompe-l'oeil foliate margin and a Crucifixion that seems to be a later addition. Throughout the book, gold initials on red or blue grounds mark the beginning of the prayers.
Created / Published
- [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1500 to 1525]
- - Netherlands--Zuid-Holland--Leiden
- - 1500 to 1525
- - Bible. New Testament
- - Illuminations
- - Miniatures (Illuminations)
- - Prayers
- - Saints
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - "Walters Ms. W.432"--Note extracted from World Digital Library.
- - Original resource extent: 69 folios : parchment ; 9.5 x 13.0 centimeters.
- - Original resource at: Walters Art Museum.
- - Content in Latin.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
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Prayer Book. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1525, 1500] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666895/.
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(1500) Prayer Book. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1525] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666895/.
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Prayer Book. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1525, 1500] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666895/>.