MS M.643, fol. 14r (Miniature no. 26)

Holy Women: at Sepulcher

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
Page description: 

Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Among three veiled, nimbed Holy Women, one holds ointment jar in her left hand; she and another extend their hands toward nimbed, red-skinned (red-faced) angel wearing stephane. The angel, seated on ledge of open sarcophagus in front of lid, holds scepter in left hand and raises right hand toward them. Two trees on mountains in background.
Decorated frame.