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Sacrifice at an altar (fol. 38r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Sacrifice at an altar (fol. 38r)
  • Description:

    The miniature depicts a tonsured male figure, clad in a white gown and a red cloak, apparently sacrificing two animals by burning them on an altar. His head-dress with a fur lining and a golden top lies on the ground beside him. Behind him is a group of people. The foliate intial 'h' is included in the corner of the miniature. The gold wash border is decorated with a bird, a fly, butterflies, strawberries, pinks, roses, thistles, heartsease, speedwells, strawberry flowers, acanthus leaves, white berries and a daisy.

    Context: Hours of the Holy Spirit: (Des Heilighen Geests Getide): Heer du sels opdoen myn lippen

  • Date range: [ca. 1490 and ca. 1500-1510]
  • Date: 1500
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 20:18
  • Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 14:47