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. 45v
Christ: Crucifixion --Christ, crossed nimbus, with eyes closed and head inclined, in loin cloth, is affixed with three nails to cross with titulus inscribed INRI.
At left is group of nimbed figures, including Evangelist John, supporting Virgin Mary, transfixed by sword. At right is group of men, wearing hats, including Longinus of Jerusalem, wearing hat, right forefinger raised, with scroll emerging from his mounth, inscribed UERE FILIUS DEI ERAT ISTE.
In upper margin is inscription DAUID SI GAUEN GALLE IN MIJN SPISE ENDE IN MIJN DORSTE GAUEN SIJ MI EDIC TO DRINCKEN
In lower margin is inscription IHEREMIAS O ALLE DIE GI HIER UORBI LIDET MERCT ENDE DESIET OF ENICH DRUCKE IS GELIKE ALS MIJN DRUCKE IS
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