MS M.711, fol. 99r, silk lifted

"Hainricus Missal"

(Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary), in Latin

Germany, Weingarten
ca. 1220–30

Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1926

MS M.711
Page description: 

Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Within decorated initial D, head of dove of Holy Ghost, decorated nimbus, emerging from clouds, emits rays of light, falling on Virgin Mary, scalloped nimbus, veiled, arms crossed at breast, turning head towards him. She is flanked by Angel Gabriel, in profile, raising right hand towards her, and Isaiah, raising right hand and glancing to left. Both figures have decorated nimbi.