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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, Oxford, between 1212 and 1220
MS M.43 fol. 18r

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1) Zacharias: Annunciation -- Six men in group stand; two gesture toward Zacharias, wearing High Priest's round cap, swinging censer toward draped altar behind which is nimbed angel raising hands toward him. Scene in building of triple arcade.
2) John Baptist: Birth -- With her head resting on right hand on pillow, Elizabeth reclines on draped four-post bed. Infant John Baptist, nimbed, wrapped in cloth, lies in crib, beside midwife, veiled, seated on bench. Scene within architectural setting.
Scenes within decorated frames.

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