MS G.55 fol. 138v

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Hours of Pierre de Bosredont

France, Langres
ca. 1465
157 x 113 mm

Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984

MS G.55 fol. 138v

The nimbed and tonsured Fiacrius of Meaux wears a black and white habit and holds a spade in his right hand and a closed book in his left hand. He stands in a windowed room in front of three tapestries, one with the inscription SANCTE FIACRI ORA PRO NOBIS ISTE CONFESSOR DOMINI SACRATUS FESTA PLEBS CUIUS CELEBRANT PER ORBEM HODIE LETUS MERUIT SECRETA SCANDERE CELI.
The margins are decorated with floreate ornament. The heraldic shield of Pierre de Bosredont (quarterly, vair and gules) is in the lower margin.