Leeds University Digital Library

Nativity of Christ (fol. 48v)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Nativity of Christ (fol. 48v)
  • Description:

    The full-page miniature depicts the scene of the Nativity in the stable. The Virgin Mary, dressed in a blue gown and a cloak highlighted in gold, and Joseph, dressed in red and blue garments, kneel and look down in adoration at the Christ Child lying on a white cloth. Rays of gold project from Christ and descend from the sky. The ox and the ass look upon the scene. The border is formed from architectural pillars supporting the statues of two shepherds.

    Context: Hours of the Virgin: Prime: Deus in adiutorium meum intende

  • Date range: [ca. 1490]
  • Date: 1490
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:41
  • Last Modified: 10 Aug 2018 09:22