Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI
Lewis E M 1:18 Devotional Image (Andachtsbild)
TitleDevotional Image (Andachtsbild)
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberLewis E M 1:18
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
LanguageNo linguistic content, Not applicable
- The Virgin and Child
- This miniature contains no text to identify a source if it indeed came from a manuscript book. Rather, it may have served as a type of devotional image known by the German term 'Andachtsbild'. These images were used by individuals in private devotional practice. The Christ Child has a rosary around his neck. The original owner may have looked at this image while praying the Rosary, a common practice in the late Middle Ages.
Extent63 x 101 mm
- 16th century
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