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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 222v

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Magi: Adoration -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, sits with right hand raised and in her lap holding nude Christ Child, rays as nimbus, raising left hand. At right, eldest Magus kneels with joined hands raised. Behind him are two other Magi, one wearing crown. Scene in room with window open onto landscape setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including roses, inhabited by monkey.

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