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The Christ Child Surrounded by the Instruments of the Passion
Simon Bening (Flemish, about 1483 - 1561)
Bruges, Belgium, Europe (Place created)
about 1525 - 1530
Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment
Ms. Ludwig IX 19, fol. 31v
Leaf: 16.8 × 11.4 cm (6 5/8 × 4 1/2 in.)
In a green meadow dotted with dainty flowers and backed by an ethereal golden sky--not a real space but a spiritual realm--the
Simon Bening placed this