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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 155v

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Christ: Harrowing of Hell -- Nude woman, probably Eve, is behind nude man, probably Adam, with raised right hand and left arm held by right hand of Christ, rays as nimbus, partially draped, holding cross staff in left hand. Scene amid rocks.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including daisies and strawberries, inhabited by bird.

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