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Christ in Majesty; Initial A: A Man Lifting His Soul to God:Drolleries: lower right border
Christ in Majesty; Initial A: A Man Lifting His Soul to God:Drolleries: lower right border
In the border the illuminator painted humorous vignettes called drolleries unrelated to the main imagery in the miniature. Here putti play with hobby horses and pinwheels.


Master of the Brussels Initials
Italian, Bologna, 1389 - 1404
Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment
13 x 9 7/16 in.
MS. 34, FOL. 7