225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Milan, ca. 1430
MS M.944 fol. 35v
Christ: Ascension -- Christ, crossed nimbus, arms extended, ascends diagonally amid rays, flanked by five angels, three blowing trumpets. Below, Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, hands crossed on breast, is surrounded by 11 apostles, nimbed, three shielding eyes. All look upward.
Margins decorated with border of flowers. In upper margin, scene title ASCENSIO IH(ES)U XPI.
Beginning of prayer on feast of the Ascension.
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