225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Angers or Tours, ca. 1460
MS M.199 fol. 143r
Christ: in Gethsemane and Christ: Betrayal, Arrival in Garden -- Christ, rays as cross nimbus, kneels with joined hands, looking toward chalice on rocky outcrop. Above, bust of God, rays as nimbus, orant, appears in arc of Heaven emitting rays. In foreground two Apostles, one holding book, sleep on ground next to the wattle fence enclosing garden. Two rabbits are in the garden. Outside of fence stand two men with group of soldiers. City is in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.
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