225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Constantinople, end of 11th century
MS M.639 fol. 342v
Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Archangel Gabriel, nimbed, wearing stephane, holding labarum (?) in left hand, with right hand extended toward Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, with spindle in left hand, before cushioned bench and cross-surmounted building, two trees and against gold background; title inscription.
Illustration for the reading of Luke 1:24-38, for 25 March (Virgin Mary, Annunciation).
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