225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Spiegel van den leven ons Heren and other works
Netherlands, Brabant, ca. 1455
M.868 fol. 42v
Christ: Crucifixion, making of Cross -- two men, wearing hats, stand beside cross on ground, holding awls. Third man cuts wood with ax. Beside him is pair of shoes. Above, Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing loincloth, with hands bound, sits on mound. In background are buildings of city and group of figures, including two men, wearing hats, woman, wearing veil, and soldiers, wearing armor, and holding spears.
In upper margin is inscription DAUID IC BIN EEN WORM ENDE GHEEN MENSCH LASTER DER MENSCHEN ENDE UER WERPINGE DES UOLCX
In lower margin is inscription DAUID IC BIN EEN WORM ENDE GHEEN MENSCH LASTER DER MENSCHEN ENDE UER WERPINGE DES UOLCX
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