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, perhaps Paris, between 1500 and 1510
MS M.89 fol. 111r

See more information »

Christ: Betrayal and Arrest, Apostle, Peter: cutting off Ear of Malchus, and Christ: healing Ear of Malchus -- Judas, holding purse in left hand, embraces Christ, standing, holding ear of Malchus in left hand. On ground sits Malchus, bleeding, holding lantern in left hand and with right hand on his head. Behind him stands Apostle Peter, nimbed, holding sword. Around Christ are helmeted soldiers, some with torches or spears, including one grasping Him, and woman, wearing headdress.
Floreate margins inhabited by bird.

(13 of 14)