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Adoration of the Magi (fol. 55v)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Adoration of the Magi (fol. 55v)
  • Description:

    In this full-page miniature the three Magi offer gold, frankincense and myrrh to the Virgin and Child. The eldest king (Caspar) kneels in front of the Christ Child. Joseph stays in the staple in the background. The star that guided the Wise Men to the Christ Child shines in the sky. The border is formed from architectural pillars supporting statues of two male saints or magi.

    Context: Hours of the Virgin: Sext: Deus in adiutorium meum intende

  • Date range: [ca. 1490]
  • Date: 1490
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 19:40
  • Last Modified: 17 Mar 2015 19:40