225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 190r

See more information »

Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by man, wearing hat over hood, with left hand holding spiked implement, and with right hand holding unidentified escutcheon (or a rampant lion sable langued gules), flanked above and below by half figures of angels, emerging from clouds, one gesturing and one with left hand holding withes and with right hand holding whip (right). Marginal illustrations for beginning of Palm Sunday.

(136 of 342)