Dimensions:94 cm Length x17.2 cm Width

Type:Arma Christi


Shelfmark:Beinecke MS 1187


Contents:Prayers ascribed to Sixtus IV and Alexander VI

Description:Written in brown ink in a gothic hand, capitals stroked in red, rubrics in red, one- to 3-line initials in red or blue, one very large miniature with the bust-figure of Christ surrounded by the Arma Christi (two dice, a torch, pliers, the cross, a flagellum on top, a spear, the sponge on rod and three nails) emerging from a sarcophagus, wearing the crown of thorns and showing his stigmata, on a blue ground, in a gold frame with sprays of stylised flowers in orange with green leaves to the sides and the top, one large initial in blue formed of fleshy acanthus on a burnished gold ground with orange flowers in the corners, enclosing sprays of flowers drawn in red, one smaller initial in gold with red pen-flourishing and green infill.

Bibliography:Unknown Bibliography

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