225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 142v
Christ: anointed by Woman -- Woman, possibly Mary Magdalen, nimbed, seated on floor, lifts lid from ointment jar with right hand and with left hand wipes with her hair feet of Christ, with crossed rays as nimbus, seated behind draped circular table, surrounded by nimbed apostles, including John, with his head in the lap of Christ.
Margins with foliate ornament.
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