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Book of Hours: <i> Book of Hours for the Use of Rome,</i> folio 14v-15r, by Zanobi Strozzi, c. 1445

Book of Hours: Illuminated Prayer Book for the Wealthy

Book of Hours: <i> Book of Hours for the Use of Rome,</i> folio 14v-15r, by Zanobi Strozzi, c. 1445

An exquisite example "of that art which, at Paris, they call illumination," this painting on parchment was once set into a missal, containing the liturgical texts for the celebration of the Mass. Here, as Jesus hangs on the cross, flanked by the Virgin Mary and Saint John, the diminutive figure of Adam rises from a sarcophagus at the foot of the cross and collects the sacrificial blood that spills from the wound in Christ's foot in a chalice of the type used in contemporary services

An exquisite example "of that art which, at Paris, they call illumination," this painting on parchment was once set into a missal, containing the liturgical texts for the celebration of the Mass. Here, as Jesus hangs on the cross, flanked by the Virgin Mary and Saint John, the diminutive figure of Adam rises from a sarcophagus at the foot of the cross and collects the sacrificial blood that spills from the wound in Christ's foot in a chalice of the type used in contemporary services

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Crucifixion; Deposition; Entombment; Resurrection | Psalter | England, East Anglia or London | ca. 1300-1310 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Crucifixion; Deposition; Entombment; Resurrection | Psalter | England, East Anglia or London | ca. 1300-1310 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Biblical cycle, leaf from the prefatory cycle of the Eadwine Psalter England, Canterbury, Christ Church Priory, ca. 1155–60, 400 x 290 mm Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1911 This leaf, MS M. 724, and six other prefatory leaves were probably removed between 1584, when Richard Arkinstall gave the Psalter to Cambridge University, and its rebinding before Thomas Nevile (d. 1615) gave it to Trinity College, where it is today.

MS M.521r.

Biblical cycle, leaf from the prefatory cycle of the Eadwine Psalter England, Canterbury, Christ Church Priory, ca. 1155–60, 400 x 290 mm Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1911 This leaf, MS M. 724, and six other prefatory leaves were probably removed between 1584, when Richard Arkinstall gave the Psalter to Cambridge University, and its rebinding before Thomas Nevile (d. 1615) gave it to Trinity College, where it is today.

L'evangile présumé de st Augustin, détail de St Luc (au milieu à droite) Le lavement des pieds, Marie Madeleine aux pieds du Christ. Fin VI°s, Cambridge.-

L'evangile présumé de st Augustin, détail de St Luc (au milieu à droite) Le lavement des pieds, Marie Madeleine aux pieds du Christ. Fin VI°s, Cambridge.-

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