Da Costa hours
Illuminated by Simon Bening (1483/84–1561)
172 x 125 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), 1910
MS M.399, fol. 12r
Zodiac sign: Libra―A calendar page is shown within an illusionistic wood frame. Along the bottom border is a landscape. Superimposed on the landscape and enclosed by an illusionistic wood frame is a room with a scale hanging from chain.
Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.