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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, possibly Paris, between 1250 and 1275
MS M.970 fol. 348v

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Beginning of Beginning of Gospel of Matthew.
Jesse: Tree - Jesse, crowned, reclines on mattress, with left hand raised. Vine growing up from behind him encloses nimbed man, raising right hand; Virgin Mary (?), veiled, raising right hand; and another male figure (Christ ?), nimbed.

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