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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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New Testament illustrations
Germany, probably in or around Strasbourg, ca. 1430
MS M.720 fol. 2r

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Upper half:
Christ: Temptation, 3rd -- Next to tower with window, Christ, crossed nimbus, raising left hand, standing on crenellated wall, looks toward devil, horned, right hand indicating down and left hand indicating Christ, looking over right shoulder toward Christ.
Lower half:
Christ: Miracle of Cana -- Standing behind draped table on which are plate with food, loaf, knife and vessel, man, woman with joined hands raised, Virgin Mary, name inscribed MARIA, nimbed and veiled and possibly wearing wimple, with joined hands raised, and Christ, crossed nimbus, right hand extended in blessing, all look toward man pouring liquid from small pitcher into larger pitchers on ground.
Exterior settings with grass.

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