225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
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France, Rouen, ca. 1460-1470
MS M.1160. Fol. 027r
Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Dove of Holy Ghost, nimbed, descends in rays toward Virgin Mary, nimbed, with her hands crossed on her breast, looking at open book with pseudo-inscriptions on her lap, seated beneath canopy, before lectern with open book with pseudo-inscriptions and vase with lily, and before Archangel Gabriel, wearing cross-tipped tiara (?), extending right forefinger and holding scepter in left hand, kneeling on tiled floor.
Interior scene with paneled walls with inscriptions near ceiling.
Within arched vignette, enthroned Virgin Mary, nimbed, holding object in right hand, in interior room with tiled floor.
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