Miniature of priests praying around a draped coffin on a catafalque in front of the altar and hooded mourners carrying candles, with a scene in the lower margin of a priest administering the sacrament of extreme unction (last rites) to a frail man lying in a canopied bed, at the beginning of Matins of the Office of the Dead. Image taken from f. 211 of Book of Hours, Use of Rome ('The Dunois Hours'). Written in Latin, with a French calendar.
Dimensioni: 135 x 95 (70 x 45)
Paese: France, Central (Paris)