MS M.643, fol. 05r (Miniature no. 8)

Christ: among Doctors

Florence, Italy
ca. 1320
245 x 176 mm

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

MS M.643
Page description: 

Christ: among Doctors -- Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, in red garment, raises right hand in blessing and sits on throne, flanked by eight doctors, three with heads draped, seated on benches, in two groups. Behind balustrade, Joseph the Carpenter, nimbed, stands beside Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing cross-inscribed veil, raising her hands toward her Son.
Decorated frame.