225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460
M.387 fol. 123v
Anna, nimbed and veiled with wimple, holding book with left hand, is seated on canopied throne; Virgin Mary, nimbed and crowned sits at feet of Anna, holding with both hands, nude Christ Child, crossed nimbus.
Scene in room with leaded window and door open to landscape with wall and gate; birds in sky.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by sitting dog or ass. Scroll inscribed EGO MATER PULCHRE DILECTIONIS. ECCLESIASTIA XXIIII (Ecclesiasticus 24:24).
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