The Hours of Isabella Stuart

Prayers to the three Persons of the Trinity

Texts and Images

Each of these prayers is illustrated with a pair of small miniatures – one within the main text and one in the margin – showing the Father, the Son or the Holy Spirit. Among the marginal miniatures is an image of a woman in black, the manuscript’s patron. She is painted beside an image of Christ at the Last Judgment which introduces a prayer entitled ‘Antiphons to be said for oneself.’