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Manuscript Leaf wtih Saint Dorothy, from a Book of Hours

Date:
ca. 1500
Geography:
Made in Ghent-Bruges, Netherlands
Culture:
Netherlandish
Medium:
Tempera, ink, and shell gold on parchment
Dimensions:
6 5/8 x 4 11/16 in. (16.8 x 11.9 cm) Other (text frame): 3 11/16 x 2 11/16 in. (9.3 x 6.9 cm) Other (mat size): 12 × 10 in. (30.5 × 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Manuscripts and Illuminations
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.475c
Not on view
Dressed as a middle class woman with a book in her lap, Saint Dorothy appears at the beginning of a prayer in her honor. The coat of arms and motto ("God be kind to us, luck fails ever so often") at the bottom of the leaf are of an unidentified Flemish family.
Michael Friedsam, New York
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