MS M.711, fol. 106r

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"Hainricus Missal"

(Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary), in Latin

Germany, Weingarten
ca. 1220–30

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

MS M.711
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Apostle, Peter: Crucifixion and Apostle, Paul: Execution -- Within decorated initial D, executioner binds rope around feet of Apostle Peter, partially nude, scalloped nimbus, on reversed cross.
To right, executioner raises sword above Apostle Paul, kneeling with hands joined in prayer.
Dragon grasps ascender of initial D, forming marginal extender.