Ms. prayer book; written and illuminated in Tours, France, between 1492 and 1495.
Also known as the Prières d'Anne de Bretagne.
Decoration: 34 miniatures framed by her emblem, the cordelière; the letters of the name of Anne fill the borders surrounding the miniatures.
Artist: Jean Poyer (formerly Poyet).
Manuscript commissioned by Anne de Bretagne to teach the dauphin, Charles-Orland, his catechism. Inherited by her daughter Claude de France and used as a model ca. 1515 for the Primer of Renée de France, Claude's younger sister (Modena, Biblioteca Estense Universitaria, MS Lat 614=a.U.2.28).
Folio 31r shows a youth, probably representing Charles-Orland, kneeling, his hands joined and raised in prayer towards God the Father. Behind the youth is a throne.
Primer of Charles-Orland