225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 37r
Christ: Presentation -- Maidservant (?), holding basket in draped right hand, stands behind Virgin Mary, nimbed, kneeling, with hands draped in cloth, before draped altar. Behind the altar stands Simeon of Jerusalem, wearing pointed hat, holding with draped hands Christ Child, with crossed nimbus. Background with cloth hangings and diaper pattern. Scene in medallion in right margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.
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