M5938 Christ being laid to rest, Miniature from a Book of Hours, France, c. 1420
A beautiful miniature from a tiny book of hours, in Latin, on vellum. 17 lines of text in brown ink with rubrics in red. Historiated initial "C" in brown on a ground of gold leaf with Christ being laid to rest. Floral extender in the left margin. Size: 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 inches.