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Maker(s):Kerver, Jacques
Culture:French (active 1535-1585)
Title:Page with psalm from printed book of hours
Date Made:16th century
Type:Book/Manuscript/Document
Materials:Black and red inks on ivory paper
Place Made:Europe; France; Paris
Measurements:Mat: 19 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in; 48.9 cm x 36.2 cm; Sheet: 6 11/16 in x 4 3/16 in; 17 cm x 10.6 cm; Image: 5 7/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 14.9 cm x 9.2 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1986.37.8
Credit Line:Gift of Ellen P. Reese
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Recto: Printed page (in Dutch/Flemish) with woodcut vignettes around the edges, some purely ornamental or including skulls, others showing figure of death accompanying a priest and another male figure. Verso: Printed page with woodcut vignettes showing death with various figures; a group of male figures in the vignette below. Other ornamental elements around the edges

Tags:
figures; skulls; skeletons; deaths

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