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, between 1500 and 1526
M.363 fol. 14v
Christ: Type, Salvator Mundi -- Half-figure of Christ, rays as nimbus, raises right hand in gesture of blessing and holds cross-surmounted tripartite globe in his left hand.
Figure is surrounded by architectural frame.
In upper left comparment is statue of woman, veiled, holding jar (?). In lower left compartment is pot with flower. Between them on frame is escutcheon decorated with cross, ladder, spear, and sponge.
In upper right comparment is statue of woman, veiled. In lower left compartment is pot with flower. Between them on frame is escutcheon decorated with pincers and nails.
In lower margin are rosary beads, flowers, and scroll with inscription, SALVATOR MONDI DEUS MISER(ERE)
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