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
Belgium, possibly Brussels, ca. 1475
MS M.485 fol. 166r

See more information »

Death, Scene: Struggle for Soul -- Angel, nimbed, cross surmounting head, with cross staff in right hand stabs devil, wearing spectacles (?), on ground. Between them is personification of soul, left arm held by left hand of angel; devil holds left shoulder and leg of the soul.
Exterior scene within initial S.
Upper and lower margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

(16 of 18)