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. 132r
Legend, Dance of Death -- Abbot, tonsured, wearing Dominican habit, holding crozier in right hand, walks with left hand held by corpse (skeleton). Behind the abbot is another corpse, holding the hem of his habit with both hands. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.
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