225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 36r

See more information »

Virgin Mary, seated on throne, holds Christ Child, nude, in lap with both hands. He turns towards one of two angels flanking throne. First angel plays harp. Second angel plays rebec.
Garden at base of throne with flowers, including lily, rose, and viola.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border with two columns surmounted by putti, one holding spear and the other holding staff.
Initial S decorated with foliate ornament begins prayer to Virgin, Salve Regina.

(5 of 84)