225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Book of Hours
France, Paris, between 1511 and 1520
M.813 fol. 19r

See more information »

Scene, Liturgical: Extreme Unction -- Woman, wearing head covering is behind tonsured priest, holding aspergil in right hand and extending left hand. Next to him is woman, wearing head covering, with clasped hands raised. At right is man, wearing turban-like headgear, reclining in bed beneath canopy, holding candle in right hand. Above scene is half circle with fantastic goat.
Scene within architectural frame, decorated with putti, garland, and intial D.

(13 of 55)