St. Francis receiving the stigmata (c. 1430 - 1440) from Getty Museum Ms. 5

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Title

St. Francis receiving the stigmata (c. 1430 - 1440) from Getty Museum Ms. 5

Subject

Manuscript illumination

Description

This illuminated page from a French Book of Hours shows St. Francis kneeling in prayer as he receives from an angel the stigmata, or the Christ's crucifixion wounds on his hands, feet, and torso. St. Francis receiving the stigmata is one of the more famous episodes from his hagiography, and he is often depicted with this iconography.

Creator

Master of Sir John Fastolf (French, active before about 1420 - about 1450)

Publisher

Getty Museum, Los Angeles, http://getty.edu

Date

c. 1430 - 1440

Contributor

Esther Cuenca

Rights

Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Open Content Program, http://www.getty.edu/about/whatwedo/opencontent.html

Type

Still image

Coverage

France
Late Middle Ages (1300-1500)
15th century
c. 1430 - 1440

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment

Physical Dimensions

Leaf: 12.1 × 9.2 cm (4 3/4 × 3 5/8 in.)

Files

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Citation

Master of Sir John Fastolf (French, active before about 1420 - about 1450), “St. Francis receiving the stigmata (c. 1430 - 1440) from Getty Museum Ms. 5,” Medieval Hollywood, accessed May 24, 2024, https://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/6.

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