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Breviary Collection

Background imageBreviary Collection: Ms - C15 French Breviary

Ms - C15 French Breviary
page from a French Breviary: the miniature depicts the Annunciation to Mary by an angel, watched by God from up there Date: early 15th century

Background imageBreviary Collection: Noted Breviary (Incunable Fragment)

Noted Breviary (Incunable Fragment)
Fragment of a leaf from an incunable breviary, parchment. Includes printed 4-line staves but the musical notation has not been added

Background imageBreviary Collection: Noted Breviary (Fragment)

Noted Breviary (Fragment)
Leaf from a noted breviary, parchment. The text is a series of lessons based on the Gospel of John (identified passages include John 7)

Background imageBreviary Collection: Liturgical Text (Fragment)

Liturgical Text (Fragment)
Leaf from a liturgical text, either a missal or a breviary, parchment. Text in a single column in dark brown ink in a Caroline minuscule with red capitals and rubrics. Date: circa 11th Century

Background imageBreviary Collection: Breviary (Fragment)

Breviary (Fragment)
Two leaves, probably from a breviary, parchment. The leaves are from the same work but do not appear to be consecutive. Main body text in two columns in a Gothic textualis rotunda in dark brown ink

Background imageBreviary Collection: Death takes the Abbot's miter and drags him away

Death takes the Abbot's miter and drags him away.. Handcolored engraving by Chretien de Mechel from Hans Holbein's The Triumph of Death, based on original drawings by Peter Paul Rubens, 1860

Background imageBreviary Collection: Skeleton of Death dragging away an Abbot by his robes

Skeleton of Death dragging away an Abbot by his robes
Skeleton of Death with mitre and crozier pulling an Abbot by his robes. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar from The Dance of Death by Hans Holbein, Coxhead, London, 1816

Background imageBreviary Collection: Farmers plowing and sowing. Late 15th century. Italy

Farmers plowing and sowing. Late 15th century. Italy
Farmers plowing and sowing. Miniature of Grimani Breviary. Late 15th century. Saint Marks Library. Venice. Italy

Background imageBreviary Collection: Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Month of August: Leaving

Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Month of August: Leaving for the Hunt. Renaissance art. Miniature Painting. ITALY. VENETO. Venice. Biblioteca nazionale marciana (St. Marks Library)

Background imageBreviary Collection: Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Month of September

Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Month of September. The Wine Harvest (fol. 9v). Renaissance art. Cinquecento. Miniature Painting. ITALY. Venice. Biblioteca nazionale marciana (St. Marks Library)

Background imageBreviary Collection: Two pages of music, Commune Dedicationis Ecclesiae

Two pages of music, Commune Dedicationis Ecclesiae
Two pages of music for singing in religious services, Commune Dedicationis Ecclesiae. 17th century

Background imageBreviary Collection: Page of music, Commune Dedicationis Ecclesiae

Page of music, Commune Dedicationis Ecclesiae
Page of music for singing in religious services, Commune Dedicationis Ecclesiae. 17th century

Background imageBreviary Collection: Page of music, Commune Sanctae Mariae

Page of music, Commune Sanctae Mariae
Page of music for singing in religious services, Commune Sanctae Mariae. 17th century

Background imageBreviary Collection: Gothic. Spain. The Annunciation. Miniature. Master of Osma

Gothic. Spain. The Annunciation. Miniature. Master of Osma
Gothic art. Spain. The Annunciation. Miniature. Folio 159v. Master of Osma. Codex. 1470. Breviary of Montoya Bishop. Archive Library of Cabildo. Cathedral of Burgo de Osma

Background imageBreviary Collection: Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya. The Annunciation. 15th ce

Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya. The Annunciation. 15th ce
Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya (Pedro Garcia de Montoya, c.1456-1474). By Master of Burgo de Osma. 15th century. Parchment. The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. Miniature. Spain

Background imageBreviary Collection: Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya. The Epiphany. 15th centur

Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya. The Epiphany. 15th centur
Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya (Pedro Garcia de Montoya, c.1456-1474). By Master of Burgo de Osma. 15th century. Parchment. The Epiphany. Miniature. Spain

Background imageBreviary Collection: Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya. The Assumption of the Vir

Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya. The Assumption of the Vir
Breviary of the Bishop of Montoya (Pedro Garcia de Montoya, c.1456-1474). By Master of Burgo de Osma. 15th century. Parchment. The Assumption of the Virgin Mary into Heaven. Miniature. Spain

Background imageBreviary Collection: The month of May, tree festival, miniature

The month of May, tree festival, miniature from the Grimani Breviary, folio 5, verso. Miniature Painting. SPAIN. CATALONIA. Barcelona. Sant Jordi Catalan Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Proc: ITALY

Background imageBreviary Collection: Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Scene of a wedding

Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Scene of a wedding in April, 16th century. Renaissance art. Miniature Painting. ITALY. Venice. Biblioteca nazionale marciana (St. Marks Library)

Background imageBreviary Collection: Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Month of October. Representation

Grimani Breviary. 16th c. Month of October. Representation

Background imageBreviary Collection: ERMENGOL DE BEZIERS (13th century)

ERMENGOL DE BEZIERS (13th century). Br viaire d amour (Breviary of Love). The Month of April. Provenal School. Romanesque

Background imageBreviary Collection: ERMENGAUD OF BEZIERS (13th century). Br鶩aire

ERMENGAUD OF BEZIERS (13th century). Br鶩aire
ERMENGAUD OF BEZIERS (13th century). Br鶩 aire d amour (Breviary of Love). 13th c. The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac. Proven硬 School. Romanesque art. Miniature Painting. SPAIN

Background imageBreviary Collection: Annunciation, from Ms

Annunciation, from Ms
Miniature from a page in a French Breviary, depicting the Annunciation to Mary by an angel, watched by God from up there

Background imageBreviary Collection: Ms - C14 Breviary

Ms - C14 Breviary
page from a 14th century English breviary

Background imageBreviary Collection: Ms - C15 Breviary

Ms - C15 Breviary
Page from a French breviary : the miniature depicts Hannah before Eli the High Priest


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