Illuminated manuscript, Book of Hours in Dutch, Harrowing of hell, Walters Manuscript W.188, fol. 122r

This illuminated Book of Hours was produced in the second quarter of the fifteenth century. It is written in the Netherlandish translation of Geert Grote. Although lacking in full-page miniatures, the manuscript contains eighteen historiated initials by the Masters of Zweder van Culemborg with ornamental initials and decoration throughout.

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Taken on June 12, 2012