Master of the Riccardiana Lactantius, Saint Benedict
Resuscitating a Boy in an Initial D
Second half of 15th century
Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 96.32.11. Gift of Louis L. Lorillard.
Produced in Florence, from a Benedictine antiphonary
This miracle of St. Benedict is recounted in chapter
32 of Gregory the Great's life of the saint (cached).
Details from the story include the monastery gate, Benedict's
arrival with the other monks, and the father.
More of St. Benedict
at the museum by Richard Stracke