BIRAGO, Giovanni Pietro
(active 1471-1513 in Milan)

Sforza Hours

c. 1490, 1517-21
Manuscript (Add. Mss. 34294, 45722, 62997), 131 x 93 mm
British Library, London

The text on folio 28v, framed by ornamental candelabra-like forms, describes the Passion of Christ. The putto kneeling before a chalice in the lower area of the picture points to the mystery of the Eucharist.

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