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. 42r
Christ: Of Sorrows—Christ is shown within an aureole as the Man of Sorrows, crowned with thorns and wearing a loincloth. He indicates His bleeding side wound with His right hand.
The miniature and text are framed by a floreate border inhabited by a caterpillar.
Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.