MS G.55 fol. 18v

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Hours of Pierre de Bosredont

France, Langres
ca. 1465
157 x 113 mm

Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984

MS G.55 fol. 18v

Trinity: Mercy Seat God, nimbed and wearing a papal tiara, is seated on a canopied throne holding a tau cross on which a nimbed Christ, wearing a short loin cloth, is affixed with three nails andis bleeding from his wounds. The dove of the Holy Ghost is between them, near right shoulder of God. The scene is in a windowed room.
The margins are decorated with foliate and floreate ornament. In the lower margin is the heraldic shield of Hospitallers (gules, a cross argent).