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. 8v
Shepherds: Annunciation -- In sky are three half figures of angels above scroll inscribed GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO ET IN TERRA PAX HOM(INIBUS).
Below are three shepherds, one of which wears hat and holds pedum. Another holds hat in right hand and pedum in left hand. Third wears hood and sits on ground playing bagpipe. Scene in landscape setting with buildings of city in background. Windmill is on hill.
In upper margin is inscription DAUID DITS DIE DACH DEN DIE HERE GEMAICT HEEFT LAIT ONS IN HAIR UERUROUDEN ENDE UERBLIDEN
In lower margin is inscription REGUM DITS DIE DACH DES GOEDEN BOOTSCAPS
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