Da Costa hours
Illuminated by Simon Bening (1483/84–1561)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), 1910
A nimbed Mary Magdalen holding an ointment jar, stands within a landscape. Buildings are visible in the distance.
The scene is framed by a border decorated with foliate ornament and iris and inhabited by a parrot.
Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.