Illuminations depicting events from the early life of Christ



Nativity: the Virgin adoring the Infanct lying on the grass, Joseph before
a fire, set in an unsual architectural structure

Annunciation to the Shepherds: two shepherds, one seated, the other
standing and playing bagpipes, the angel above with a scroll inscribed
'Gloria in excelis'

Presentation in the Temple: a nimbed handmaid carries a candle and
basket

Flight into Egypt: Joseph leads the donkey

King David in Penitence: in a landscape, his harp by his side, God above