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, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 23r

See more information »

Virgin Mary, with decorated nimbus, crowned, is seated, under canopy, on faldstool, with her feet on pillow. She supports the Christ Child, decorated crossed nimbus, standing on her lap. He grasps, with both hands, arms extended, basket of fruit held by angel, decorated nimbus, descending from above. Angel holds basket in right hand and raises left hand.
Miniature and text framed by decorative border of foliate design.

(18 of 63)