Ms. single leaves with minatures; probably illuminated in Nuremberg, Germany, ca. 1520.
Decoration: M.896.1: 1 full-page miniature of Christ Nailed to the Cross with flower and insect border (Miniature based on Albrecht Dürer woodcut, The Nailing to the Cross, Bartsch 39, dating ca. 1509); M.896.2: 1 full-page miniature of Ecce Homo, with flower and insect border (Miniature based on Albrecht Dürer engraving, Bartsch 10, Ecce Homo, dated 1512).
Artist: attributed by Bruce Ferrini (Catalogue 2, pp. 118-119) to Monogrammist M, an artist in the circle of the Nuremberg illuminator Nicholas Glockendon (d.1534)
Other miniatures from the same set: The Raising of the Cross [formerly R. Wieck, purchased from Swann, Bruce Ferrini, Catalogue 3, 1995, no. 45], Ascension [W. Voelkle], The Crucifixion [Maggs, Bulletin 12, June 1984, no. 100; Bruce P. Ferrini, Catalogue 1, 1987, item 110], Christ before Caiaphas [Bruce Ferrini, Catalogue 2, 1989, no. 24], The Entombment [Maggs, Bulletin 12, June 1984, no. 101], The Return of the Prodigal Son [London, Sotheby's, 23 June 1998, lot. 36].