Hours of Pierre de Bosredont
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984
Christ: Flight into Egypt — The Virgin Mary sits sideways on an ass and holds the swaddled Christ Child with both hands. Each of them has rays as a nimbus. Joseph the Carpenter, nimbed, walks beside the bridled ass, holding a rein in his right hand. At the left, an ox follows behind the ass. Only the head of the ox is visible. The scene is set in a landscape with rocky outcrops. A city and mountains are in the distance. The top of the frame is trimmed.
The margins are decorated with floreate ornament. A monogram of the initials A and P linked by a love knot is in the lower margin. Text, Suffrages.