MS G.55 fol. 140r

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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. 140r

Christ: Entry into Jerusalem — Christ, with rays as a crossed nimbus, is astride an ass. He is approaching a city gate, holding the reins with left hand and raising his right hand in blessing. Behind Him are three nimbed Apostles with hands joined, one possibly Peter. Before Him, a man places a garment on the ground. Others stand in the gateway, one with his hands joined and two wearing hats.
The miniature is within a frame decorated with birds, putti, animal masks, shells, and architectural elements.