MS M.643, fol. 3v (Miniature no. 5)

Magi: Adoration

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
Page description: 

Magi: Adoration -- Among three Magi, two beardless and crowned, stand, holding gifts. One points to star of Bethlehem above. With his crown on ground, the eldest kneels, presenting gift to extended hands of Christ Child, decorated crossed nimbus, half nude (partly swaddled), held by Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing cross-inscribed veil, seated on throne.
Decorated frame.