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Belles Heures of Jean de France, duc de Berry, 1405–1408/9. Herman, Paul, and Jean de Limbourg (Franco-Netherlandish, active in France by 1399–1416). French; Made in Paris. Ink, tempera, and gold leaf on vellum; 9 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (23.8 x 16.8 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Cloisters Collection, 1954 (54.1.1).
Mass for Corpus Christi
Elevation of the Host, Folio 205v
As the priest holds up the Host, an acolyte bears a large taper on one hand and holds the priest’s chasuble in the other. The painters never completed the chalice on the altar, and a Crucifixion group at the back of the altar was underdrawn but not painted.