225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Netherlands, perhaps Delft, 1415-1420
MS M.866 fol. 14r
Virgin Mary and Christ Child -- Within initial D, Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned and veiled, holds nude Christ Child, crossed nimbus, extending both arms toward her face. She is seated on crescent; both are enclosed in mandorla of rays.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament on gold; barbed quatrefoil at each corner enclosing angels wearing diadems (crowns) playing musical instruments including rebec, portative organ, harp and lute.
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