225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
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France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 27r
Virgin Mary: Calling of Suitors -- Two men, one wearing turban-like headdress, standing and holding rods, flank Joseph the Carpenter, holding rod (staff) from which emerges dove (blossoming rod). Figures in temple with groin-vaulted ceiling, central column, cloth hangings and leaded-glass arched windows. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.
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