MS M.643, fol. 11v (Miniature no. 21)

Christ: bearing Cross

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
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Christ: bearing Cross -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing cross-inscribed veil, follows Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, bearing cross on His left shoulder. Rope around His neck is held by one of five flanking helmeted soldiers, including one holding spear, and two flanking men, one holding hammer, and the other blowing curved horn and holding stick.
Decorated frame.