ATTAVANTE DEGLI ATTAVANTI
(b. 1452, Castelfiorentino, d. ca. 1525, Firenze)

Breviary of Matthias Corvinus

1487-92
Manuscript (Urb. lat. 112), 397 x 271 mm (folio size)
Biblioteca Apostolica, Vatican

The illustration on folio 8r shows St Paul delivering a sermon. Among his listeners we find the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus wearing a crown, to his right the young John Corvinus and Queen Beatrice kneeling in the foreground.




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