225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Rome, ca. 1520
MS M.1023. Fol. 106v
Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, rays as nimbus, crowned with thorns, head inclined, eyes open (?), wearing loin cloth, bleeding from wounds in side, hands, and feet, is affixed with three nails to cross, with titulus, INRI. At left, two women, wearing headdresses are behind Evangelist John, who stands behind Virgin Mary, veiled, hands clasped, swooning. At right Mary Magdalen, hands clasped, kneeling looks up toward Christ.
Scene in landscape with rocky outcrops, trees, city in distance.
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