225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Hungarian Anjou legendary single leaves
Bologna, Italy, or Hungary, 1325-1335
1) Christ: Harrowing of Hell -- Heads of six souls, nude, one with right hand raised, peek out from clefts of rock behind broken gates of Hell before which kneels Satan, horned, three faces in torso, in chains.
Scene caption, inscribed QUOMODO LIGATUS EST LUCIFER IN LIMBO.
2) Christ: Harrowing of Hell -- Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, wearing decorated mantle, bleeding from wounds, with cross-inscribed bannered staff, grasps hands of Eve beside Adam and ten other souls, all nude, at entrance of Hell.
Scene caption, inscribed QUOMODO CHRISTUS EXTRAXIT ANIMAS DE LIMBO.
3) Christ: Resurrection -- Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, wearing decorated garment, bleeding from wounds in hands, side, and foot, holds cross-inscribed bannered staff in right hand and steps from sarcophagus at whose base sleep four soldiers wearing helmets and armor.
Scene caption, inscribed QUOMODO RESURREXIT.
4) Holy Women: at Sepulcher -- Three Holy Women, nimbed, veiled, one extending hands to object held by angel, decorated nimbus, seated on cross-inscribed sarcophagus, indicating cross-inscribed cover; mountain stands in background.
Scene caption, inscribed QUOMODO TRES MARIAE UENERUNT AD SEPULCHRUM.
Scenes in frames decorated with foliate ornament.
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