225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1500
M.510 fol. 43v
Christ: bearing Cross -- Christ, nimbed, wearing crown of thorns, bears tau-cross on right shoulder. He is flanked by soldier, wearing armor, holding rope, and by man, wearing hat, supporting the cross. In background are Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, with hands clasped, holy woman, nimbed (only head visible), and soldiers, wearing armor, holding spears, halberds, and banner with inscription SP...RO.
Scene in within architectural frame.
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