Christ before Pilate illuminated leaf

Tarleton book of hours


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Lat 451

General Information

Title Christ before Pilate illuminated leaf
Shelfmarks MS Lat 451
Material Parchment
Place of Origin France
Script, Hands

Manuscript written in brown ink in a bastarda book hand with rubrics

Original Condition

Page Height 135 mm
Page Width 110 mm
Height of Written Area 115 mm
Width of Written Area 70 mm
Number of Columns 1
Width of Columns 70 mm
Number of Lines 21
Line Height 5 mm

Current Condition

Dimensions 14 cm

Book Decoration and Musical Notation

Persons: Miniature is attributed the the Master of the Harvard Hannibal.

9 decorated initials, one 4-line floriated initial in gold, red, blue, and white, other initals are 1- and 2-line initials in gold, blue, lavender, and white. One side of the leaf has a floriated boarder in gold, red, blue, white, black, and green and also a 3/4 page illuminated image.