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The Sick, the Leprous, and the Lame Praying at Saint Hedwig's Tomb; People Coming to Visit Saint Hedwig's Tomb
Silesia, Poland (Place created)
Tempera colors, colored washes, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 34.1 x 24.8 cm (13 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
At the bottom of the page, the artist depicted pilgrims who came from afar, seeking the saint's miraculous intervention. Two figures walk with staffs, medieval symbols of pilgrimage, in front of a cart crowded with the devout. Behind and above the cart, three figures traverse a rocky stretch of terrain. The artist combined the use of colored