The Isabella Breviary

The Isabella Breviary f. 65v, Noah´s Ark


f. 65v, Noah´s Ark

A fourteen-line single column miniature of Noah’s Ark on the Waters with the dove coming to Noah, illustrating the Matins readings of the story of Noah in Gen 6. However, the part of the story about the coming of the dove is not in the Matins lessons. There is a full border of the first category with interlace strap patterns in gold on red-pink and yellow grounds, with a seven-line initial of a pink rose on a gold ground.

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