Artist Master of Morgan 85, French, active ca. 1510 - 1520
  • Leaf from Book of Hours: Annunciation to the Shepherds
Date ca. 1515
Medium ink, tempera, and gold on parchment
Dimensions Sheet (irreg.): 6 7/8 × 4 1/2 inches (17.5 × 11.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Durlacher Brothers
Accession Number 28.156.A
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on speech scroll held by angel, top center: GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO
Inscribed, bottom center: Deus [illegible]
1928-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 10, 7 (1929): p. 98.

DeRicci, S. and Wilson, W.J. Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. 1937, vol. 2, p. 1134.

Watercolor Panorama. Exh. checklist, Flint Institute of Arts. Flint, Michigan, 1962, no. 114.

Plummer, J. The Last Flowering, French Painting in Manuscripts 1420-1530. New York, 1982, p. 92 (mentioned in no. 118).

Renaissance Works of Art from the Permanent Collection. Exh. checklist, Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, Michigan, 1982.