225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Netherlands, perhaps Delft, 1415-1420
MS M.866 fol. 70r
Christ: bearing Cross -- Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing crown of thorns, with block hanging at hem of robe, carries cross with both hands on right shoulder. Foot of cross is pointed. Beside Him, holding end of rope with right hand from waist (?) of Christ is man wearing hat and hood, holding end of rope with right hand from waist (?) of Christ and holding hammer with left hand. Behind them are man raising club with right hand, and three soldiers.
Margins decorated with rectilinear bars sprouting vines.
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