225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, between 1460 and 1470
MS M.778 fol. 97v
Christ: Flight into Egypt -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and veiled, holding swaddled Christ Child, crossed nimbus, is seated sideways on bridled ass. Joseph the Carpenter, wearing hat, walks at head of the ass. Scene is in barren landscape with rocky outcrop in foreground.
Miniature carried out in grisaille, with painted details.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament in grisaille.
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