225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 227v
Virgin Mary, nimbed, seated on ground, holds book in left hand and supports Christ Child, nimbed, nude, with right hand. He grasps book with both hands. Three angels, in air, raise patterned hanging behind them.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial O decorated with foliate ornament begins prayer Obsecro te.
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