MS M.643, fol. 17r (Miniature no. 32)

Christ: Ascension

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) in 1919

MS M.643
Page description: 

Christ: Ascension -- Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, raises His right hand in blessing, holds book in His left hand, and sits on arc, with His feet on arc, in mandorla.
Below, Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, wearing cross-inscribed veil, orant, is flanked by twelve nimbed apostles headed by Peter with joined hands and Paul holding book. Mountainous landscape.
Decorated frame.