MS M.399, fol. 275v

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Da Costa hours
Illuminated by Simon Bening (1483/84–1561)

Ghent, Belgium
ca. 1515
172 x 125 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), 1910

MS M.399, fol. 275v

Within an architectural setting, a nimbed Apostle Peter holds a key in his right hand and indicate, with his left hand a nimbed Apostle Paul who holds a sword in his right hand and an open book in his left hand.
The scene is framed by a border decorated with pearls and jeweled pendants.


Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.