Friday, April 19, 2019

Good Friday - Illuminated Manuscripts

Missal and Book of Hours, Lombardy ca. 1385-1390 (Paris, BnF, Latin 757, fol. 79r)

Good Friday marks the day on which Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross for the sins of the the people of the world. Good Friday is a day of mourning and sorrow over the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ. It's also a day of gratitude for the supreme sacrifice that he made.
The St Albans Psalter, owned by St Godehard's Church, Hildesheim now at University of Aberdeen, Scotland The Deposition from the Cross

Prayer Book (Use of Rome), Entombment, Walters Manuscript W.438, fol. 354vb11