225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Rome, ca. 1483
MS M. 306 fol. 60r
Christ: Circumcision -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, arms crossed at breast, stands beside altar on which is nude Christ Child, rayed cross as nimbus, supported by Joseph the Carpenter. Mohel, wearing pointed cap, circumcises Him with knife held in right hand. Joseph the Carpenter is flanked by male figure, holding candle, and another male figure, arms crossed.
Scene occurs within initial P decorated with foliage.
Foliate border, including rosettes and candelabrum forms, frames text. Putto appears in right border.
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