225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Italy, Veneto, early 16th century
M.288 fol. 106r
Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, crossed nimbus with crown of thorns, wearing short loincloth, is affixed with three nails to cross with titulus INRI. Skull is at base of cross. Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, with joined hands raised stands at left. At right, Evangelist John, nimbed, extending right hand downward, grasping mantle with left hand, is at right.
Margins decorated with gold vine scroll and foliate ornament, some emerging from vases.
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