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. 320v
Eldest magus, youngest magus (black), and middle-aged magus, all nimbed, crowned, and holding vessels, stand within a landscape inhabited by a horsemen and other figures.
The scene is framed by a border inscribed in display script ORA PRO NOBIS REX IASP(ER).
Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.