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. 48v
Christ: Entombment -- Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing loin cloth, bleeding from wounds in side, hands, and feet, is lowered on shroud into sarcophagus by two men wearing caps, including Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus.
Behind them are group of nimbed figures, including Evangelist John, Virgin Mary, veiled, with joined hands raised, and two Holy Woman, veiled, one of which pours liquid from jar.
In upper margin is inscription DAUID IN UREDE INT SELUE SAL IC RUSTEN ENDE SLAPEN WANT DU HERE MY SONDERLINGE IN HOPE GHESET HEBBES
In lower margin is inscription SALOMON IC SLAIP ENDE MIJN HERT WAICT and DAUID SIJN STEDE IS GEMAICT IN UREDE ENDE SIJN WONINGE IN SYON
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