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Saint Veronica Displaying the Sudarium:Sudarium
Saint Veronica Displaying the Sudarium:Sudarium
Iconic images, such as the one on Veronica's veil, were considered potent stimuli for contemplation and devotion. The text of the prayer on the facing page is meant to be said while looking at the miniature.


Master of Guillebert de Mets
Flemish, Flanders, about 1450 - 1455
Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment
7 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.
MS. 2, FOL. 13V