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. 243r
Veronica of Rome displays with both hands veil bearing image of head of Christ, wearing crown of thorns, on hill, in landscape.
Christ: bearing Cross -- Christ bears cross, among crowd of people, exiting city gates of Jerusalem. Scene in background.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial S decorated with foliate ornament begins Prayer to the Holy Face.
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