225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1480
MS M.253 fol. 72r

See more information »

Virgin Mary: Assumption -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, crowned, with joined hands raised, emanating rays in mandorla, is flanked by two angels, holding her mantle. Below are eleven nimbed apostles, kneeling with joined hands raised, including Peter, tonsured, and Evangelist John.
Margins with floreate ornament. In lower margin is escutcheon with arms of Harcourt (or two bars gules, a bend sinister), surmounted by a crown.

(37 of 82)