MINIATURIST, Italian
(active 1450s in Ferrara)

Bible of Borso d'Este

1455-61
Manuscript (Ms. VG 12 lat. 422-23), 375 x 265 mm
Biblioteca Estense, Modena

The Bible in two volumes was made by several artists under the direction of Taddeo Crivelli and Franco de Russi.

The page presented here is the first page of the Jeremiah's Book, accordingly, the miniature below represents the people of Jerusalem begging God for help in their difficult situation.