MINIATURIST, Flemish
(active around 1420 in Bruges)

Turin-Milan Hours

c. 1420
Manuscript (Ms. 47), 284 x 203 mm
Biblioteca Nazionale Reale, Turin

This miniature on folio 1v of the Turin-Milan Hours depicts the Annunciation. This page introduces the mass on the fourth Sunday of Advent. It is the work of the so-called Master of the so-called Master of John the Baptist. The initial shows the return of the dove to Noah's ark. Inn the bas-de-page Mosses is shown in front of the burning bush. The initial and lower miniature were executed in Bruges under the direction of Jan van Eyck.




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