MS M.643, fol. 7v (Miniature no. 13)

Christ: Entry into Jerusalem

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) in 1919

MS M.643
Page description: 

Christ: Entry into Jerusalem -- In group, men stand in portal of city gate. Among six youths, one touches palm tree on hill, one spreads garment, and others scatter palm branches on ground. Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, raises His right hand in blessing, holds reins in left hand, and sits on ass. Two nimbed apostles, including Peter, follow Him.
Decorated frame.