Da Costa hours
Illuminated by Simon Bening (1483/84–1561)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), 1910
Christ: Ecce Homo—On a balcony, Pilate, holding a staff in his right hand, stands beside Christ, who is wearing a crown of thorns and a cloak. Below, a crowd of Jews, some holding staffs, taunt Christ.
The miniature and text are framed by a foliate border.
Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.