225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Italy, Naples, 1483
MS M.1052 fol. 43r
Christ: Nativity -- Nude Christ Child, emanating rays, lays on mantle of Virgin Mary, with pearled nimbus, kneeling with joined hands raised. To right is Joseph the Carpenter, possibly bald or tonsured, removing hat with right hand, with left hand on crutch, kneeling. Rays emanate from above, and behind Mary are ox and ass. In background are rocks and mountains. Scene within initial D with foliate ornament.
Left margin with floreate ornament.
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