Leeds University Digital Library

Pentecost (fol. 37v)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Pentecost (fol. 37v)
  • Description:

    The arched miniature depicts the scene of Pentecost. The dove of the Holy Ghost descends upon the Virgin and the Apostles within a church. The Virgin kneels by a small table on which a book lies open. St John is seated behing her in red. Golden rays descend from the dove, and red flames burn over the heads of all figures. The miniature is surrounded by a border divided into diamonds with contrasting background colours of gold, blue and red, decorated with strawberry flowers, heartsease and stylised flowers.

    Context: Hours of the Holy Spirit

  • Date range: [ca. 1490 and ca. 1500-1510]
  • Date: 1500
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 20:19
  • Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 14:44