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The Virgin and Child with Angels:Angels with scrolls, top
The Virgin and Child with Angels:Angels with scrolls, top
Angels in the margins hold scrolls with the Virgin's various titles, creating a rhyming hymn of praise. Clockwise from the upper left, they read as follows: Lux colaris (Light of heaven); Stella maris, (Star of the sea).


Master of Guillebert de Mets
Flemish, probably Ghent, about 1450 - 1455
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
7 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.
MS. 2, FOL. 37V