Illustrations 10 - 11

Illustration 10. (f. 31v)

Flight into Egypt

Flight into Egypt. Vespers. The seventh subject of the Hours of the Virgin. Joseph leads the donkey on which rides Mary holding Christ. The scene in the background alludes to the medieval legend of the miracle of the cornfield.

Illustration 11. (f. 38r)   

David and Bathsheba

David and Bathsheba. This subject is used to introduce the Seven Penitential Psalms.

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