Style of Simon Bening, A Book of Hours

Style of Simon Bening, A Book of Hours

Style of Simon Bening (1483-1561)
A Book of Hours
About 1510-20
Watercolour on vellum, bound into this leather cover in the 17th century
Museum no. MSL 39-1981

A book of hours is a type of prayer book. This page shows King David praying for forgiveness for his adultery with Bathsheba, alongside the text of Psalm 6.