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MS. Buchanan e. 3

Book of Hours, Use of Rouen, in Latin and French
France, Rouen; c. 1500

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Gospel Pericopes.
St. John on Patmos; buildings and a windmill in the distance.
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Hours of the Virgin, Matins.
Annunciation; the lower margin with the Meeting at the Golden Gate, and the Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple; the framing columns with fleurs-de-lis on a blue ground, and crown-shaped elements.
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Hours of the Virgin, Lauds.
Visitation; two angels behind the Virgin; buildings in the background.
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Hours of the Cross.
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Hours of the Holy Spirit.
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Nativity; the Virgin, Joseph, and two angels all kneeling, adoring the Child; lower margin with Moses removing his shoes before the Burning Bush.
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Hours of the Virgin, Terce.
Annunciation to the Shepherds; two standing shepherds and a seated shepherdess.
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Adoration of the Magi.
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Presentation in the Temple.
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Coronation of the Virgin.
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Penitential Psalms.
David in Penitence, outside a fine chateau-like building.
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Office of the Dead.
Job on the Dungheap, tormented by four demons wielding clubs; God and two angels above.
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The Trinity.
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The Virgin and Child, with a supplicant laywoman; the Virgin with one hand on an open book in a chemise binding with two straps, and supporting the Christ Child with the other hand; the Child, with a rosary worn like a baldric, looking at a green parrot.

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