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Christ in Majesty; Initial A: A Man Lifting His Soul to God:Virgin
Christ in Majesty; Initial A: A Man Lifting His Soul to God:Virgin
To Christ's right, the kneeling Virgin gestures towards a cardinal, probably the patron of the manuscript. The hat at his feet was repainted to form a papal tiara when the book was acquired by the Antipope John XXIII.


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