225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Germany, possibly Bamberg, 1204-1219
MS M.739 fol. 151v
Nimbed angel above Christ, cross?-nimbed, crowned, with right hand raised in blessing, above Virgin Mary, nimbed, wearing cross-inscribed veil, with right hand raised, all flanked in three rows by five apostles including tonsured Peter, John Baptist, and angel in first row, by six male saints including abbot holding crozier, and three bishops wearing miters and vestments in second row, and by seven saints, including mitered bishop, female martyr holding palm, female saint, crowned king or queen, and three male saints in third row. All as half figures, nimbed, some gesturing, and one extending book.
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