MS M.643, fol. 9r (Miniature no. 16)

Christ: in Gethsemane

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
Page description: 

Christ: in Gethsemane -- Seated amid rocks, Apostle Peter, Apostle James and Evangelist John, all nimbed, sleep. Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, sweating with blood issuing from His hands and feet, kneels in landscape of mountains with two trees. Above, Hand of God emerges from starred arc of heaven.
Decorated frame.