MS M.399, fol. 277v

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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. 277v

A nimbed Apostle Andrew, glancing upward, holds a saltire cross. He is within a landscape in which a man walks on a path following a river. A building is visible on the other side of the river.
The scene is framed by a border decorated with flowers.


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