Detail, Prophets, left
Detail, Prophets, right
Detail, Christ: Last Supper
Detail, Abraham: blessed by Melchisedek
Detail, Moses: Miracle of Manna
Description of MS M.230 fol. 8v
Christ: Last Supper -- Behind draped table, Christ, nimbed, wraps left arm around Evangelist John asleep on His breast. With His right hand, Christ extends sop toward Judas on opposite side of the table. He is seated on bench, holding sack with left hand and extending right hand to platter on which is lamb. They are flanked by ten other apostles seated before and behind the table. One sits on bench next to Judas; two hold loaves on table, one has joined hands; one gestures; one wears headdress; two, backturned, sit on bench with back.
Scene in room with wooden ceiling, four windows in back wall.
Caption DASS L. ABENTMAL CHRISTI
UOR SEINEN LEIDEN IOAN 13, 14, 15 is above miniature.
At left, half-figure of David, crowned, holding with both hands scroll with inscription cited as Psalm 109; below, half-figure of Isaiah, wearing soft hat, holding with both hands, scroll with inscription cited as Isaiah 25.
At right, half-figure of prophet, wearing hat, holding blank book with both hands; below, half-figure of Malachi, raising left hand, and holding with draped right hand scroll with inscription cited as Malachi 1.
1) Abraham: blessed by Melchisedek -- Melchisedek, crowned, raising with both hands chalice in which are hosts (wafers), kneels before altar on which is blank altarpiece. Abraham (?) with joined hands, wearing sword at waist, kneels at right. Behind him stands soldier holding bannered spear with right hand and sword with left hand.
Description below miniature with citation for Genesis 14.
2) Moses: Miracle of Manna -- Half-figure of angel, holding with both hands loaves or wafers, hovers above six tents, four surmounted with banners. On ground below, man or woman, head draped, holds loaves or wafers with draped hands; man bending over collects manna in basin. One of two men, kneeling, is backturned; the other raises joined hands.
Description below miniature with citation for Exodus 16.