MS M.643, fol. 3r (Miniature no. 4)

Christ: Nativity

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
Page description: 

CHECKChrist: Nativity -- Three nimbed angels appear behind mountains. Ox and ass in grotto peer behind Christ Child, cross-nimbed, swaddled, in crib.
Decorated frame.
Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing cross-inscribed veil, reclines on mattress, with her head turned away. Joseph the Carpenter, nimbed, sits on ground.