Illumination

Book of Hours

Thielman Kerver

Paris, France

23 June 1507

Vellum

4 7/16 x 6 3/4 inches

Leaf has twenty-five lines of text with woodblock panels, versal and capital initials hand-colored with ink and liquid gold. The page includes prayers with woodblock minatures to Saint Nicholas, above, and Saint Anthony, below.

Woodcuts on side panel border, top to bottom:
Angel Gabriel
Virgin with Child
Crucified Christ, being taken down from the cross
St. Vernonica