MS G.55 fol. 123v

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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. 123v

Florentius, nimbed, tonsured, and wearing a black habit, stands holding a book with one strap in both hands. He is in a windowed room hung with three tapestries, one inscribed SANCTE FLORENTIUS CONFESSOR CHRISTI INTERCEDE PRO NOBIS AD DOMINUM DEUM NOSTRUM. ISTE CONFESSOR DOMINI SACRATUS FESTA.
The margins are decorated with floreate ornament, including grapevine, inhabited by a rabbit. The heraldic shield of Pierre de Bosredont (quarterly, vair and gules) is in the lower margin