225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 107r
Virgin Mary: Burial -- Evangelist John (?) and another apostle, both nimbed, lower into sarcophagus body of Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, with hands crossed on her abdomen. Behind the sarcophagus stand other nimbed apostles, including Peter, tonsured, holding aspergil in right hand. Diapered background. Scene in medallion in margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.
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