Livre des merveilles du monde
France, probably Angers
281 x 220 mm
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911
MS M.461, fols. 15v–16r
This complicated image shows a brass statue blowing a trumpet to signal the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, which stands beside a city guarded by two images of women, old and young.