MS M.643, fol. 12v (Miniature no. 23)

Christ: Crucifixion

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
Page description: 

Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, cross-nimbed, head inclined, in long loin cloth, blood flowing from His hands, feet, and side, is affixed with three nails to cross with titulus and suppedaneum above skull in crevasse. He is flanked by Virgin Mary, wearing cross-inscribed veil, raising her clasped hands, and Evangelist John raising his right hand to his face. Both nimbed, stand, looking toward Him.
Decorated frame.