MS M.711, fol. 22r

Download image: 

"Hainricus Missal"

(Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary), in Latin

Germany, Weingarten
ca. 1220–30

Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1926

MS M.711
Page description: 

Evangelist, John: boiled in Oil -- Within decorated initial P, Evangelist John, decorated nimbus, in tub (only upper body visible), is flanked by two male figures. One figure pours oil from bowl over Evangelist John's head.
In margin, peacock bites bottom of descender of initial P.