225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Gradual, Sequentiary, Sacramentary
Austria, perhaps Salzburg, ca. 1260-1264
MS M.855 fol. 108r
1) In initial U, two nimbed angels extend their hands toward Christ. In initial D, the Christ, cross-nimbed, sits on cushioned bench with feet on footstool, raises right hand in blessing, and holds book with three straps in left hand.
Figures against gold background, in monogram initials U+D at beginning of Proper Preface for Trinity.
2) Personification: Church and Synagogue -- In initial U, Personification of Church, nimbed, stands holding sword in right hand and bannered cross-staff in left hand. In initial D, male Personification of Synagogue, with wounds in bald head and right shoulder, is nude except for transparent veil wrapped loosely around his body; he falls backward.
Figures against gold background, in monogram initials U+D at beginning of Proper Preface for Holy Cross.
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