This is one of the seven pages that come
immediately after the Baptism of Christ, the verso of
which was to remain untouched according to the still
legible words of the layout artist, "nichil hic, "
underneath which a rubric announces a little Sunday Office of the Trinity, which continues to the last page, containing a Monday Office of the Dead.
While the calligraphy is the work of one scribe, and the decoration of capital letters and line endings is by one artist, the initial letters from which foliage breaks into the margin belong to the period of the Limbourgs.
We recognize the Duc de Berry's emblems, the wounded swan and the bear.
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