MS M.711, fol. 39r

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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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Evangelist, John: drinking Poison -- Within decorated initial U, Aristodemus of Ephesus, crowned, seated, holds scepter in left hand and raises right hand, pointing. Beside him, male figure extends goblet, held in both hands, toward mouth of Evangelist John, decorated nimbus, extending right hand, palm up.
Serif of initial U terminates in head.