225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 98v
1) Martinianus of Palestine: Scene, served by Harlot -- At left, outside cross-surmounted cell, Martinianus of Palestine, nimbed, wearing cap and monk’s habit, extending dish, possibly laden with coins, to extended hands of harlot.
In center, harlot, partly kneeling, extending dish, possibly laden with coins, to extended hands of nimbed nun as half-figure, veiled with wimple, wearing nun’s habit, within domed tower of convent.
2) Martinianus of Palestine: Scene, Harlot joining Convent -- At far right, within convent, seated nun, raising left hand to cheek and extending right hand toward another nun, nimbed, with right hand extended, both veiled with wimples and wearing nun’s habits, and harlot, with joined hands raised, kneeling before draped altar on which is cross on base.
Scenes in common landscape framed by two trees.
Illustration of Life of Martinianus of Palestine.
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