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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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Book of Hours
Belgium, possibly Ghent, ca. 1480-1490
M.278 fol. 13v

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Bust of Christ, rays as cross nimbus, raising right hand in gesture of blessing, holding with left hand tripartite glass globe surmounted by cross.
Margins decorated with floreate border including daisy, white vine scroll, thistle, strawberry and grape, inhabited by monkey seated on bench, holding bowl with left hand and raising spoon with right hand to mouth. (Scene, Burlesque: Eating)

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