MS M.643, fol. 4r (Miniature no. 6)

Christ: Presentation

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
Page description: 

Christ: Presentation -- Joseph the Carpenter, nimbed, tonsured, holds two doves in basket, beside Virgin Mary nimbed, wearing cross-inscribed veil. She extends Christ Child, cross-nimbed, in red garment, over draped altar under altar canopy. Simeon, nimbed, extends his arms, accompanied by Prophetess Anna, nimbed, holding scroll with pseudo-inscriptions.
Decorated frame.