225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.625 fol. 53v
Macarius of Egypt: Scene, identifying Murderer and Miracle of healing Virgin -- Among group of helmeted soldiers, the foremost carrying shield, accompanying man, arms crossed on breast and arms chained by another helmeted soldier, wearing sword on belt.
In center, Macarius of Egypt, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, with right hand lowered to indicate sarcophagus touched by right hand of man, also raising left hand to face and accompanied by group of four men.
At far right, accompanied by group of five men, Macarius of Egypt, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, with left hand holding vessel of liquid and with right hand extended to forehead of woman, with right hand raised to breast.
Scenes in common landscape.
Illustration of Rufinus of Aquileia, Historia Monachorum in Aegypto, Chapter 28.
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