Leeds University Digital Library

Works of charity: feedng the hungry (fol. 44r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Works of charity: feedng the hungry (fol. 44r)
  • Description:

    The scene in the border begins a series of historiated borders depicting works of charity. Here an initial 'G', composed of acanthus foliage, is historiated with the scene of a woman standing at a doorway to a house, and offering (probably) food to two pilgrims. The border is decorated with pink daisies, blue thistles and a putto with wings.

    Context: Hours of the Holy Spirit: Die morghen loue: God wilt dencken

  • 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 14:48