Illuminated manuscript commissioned by Claude de France and King Francis I of France. It was produced with a twin manuscript, the Casanatese Gospel Lectionary. The two manuscripts were destined to Henry II of France and Francis III, Duke of Brittany. At the time they were living in Spain at the court of their grandfather Charles d'Orléans, Count of Angoulême.
The codex features eighteen full-page miniatures representing: the entrance of Jesus in Jerusalem (fol. 1), the Nativity (fol. 6v), Circumcision (fol. 8), Adoration of the Magi (fol. 9), Last Supper (fol. 45v), Kiss of Judas (fol. 52v), Ecce Homo (fol. 57v), Crucifixion (fol. 63), Resurrection (fol. 67v), Ascension of Jesus (fol. 78), Pentecost (fol. 80), Trinidad (fol. 83v), St. Gregory Mass (fol. 84v), Christ with St. Peter and St. Andrew (fol. 155), Tree of Jesse (fol. 117), Presentation of Jesus at the Temple (fol. 121), Annunciation (fol. 132v), Assumption (fol. 134v), All Saints (fol. 141v), Twelve Apostles (fol. 145).
We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Gospel Lectionary of Charles d'Orléans": El Evangeliario del Duque de Orleans - Angulema facsimile edition, published by CM Editores, 2012Request Info / Price