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, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 97r

See more information »

Apostles: Matthias chosen -- Peter, nimbed, wearing triple-crown papal tiara and cope, holding key in left hand, seated on draped throne, extends right hand to head of Matthias, kneeling with joined hands raised. Around Peter and Matthias sit seven apostles, including five nimbed and five with joined hands raised. Gold background. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.

(190 of 343)