225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, perhaps Verdun and Paris, ca. 1375
MS M.90 fol. 76v
Christ: Crucifixion, nailed to Cross -- Christ, cross-nimbed, wearing crown of thorns and long loin cloth, lies on cross positioned diagonally on grassy and rocky terrain. Two of three executioners bind Christ's right arm and feet to cross with rope. Third executioner raises hammer above nail piercing His left hand.
Decorated initial D begins None.
Foliate border frames miniature and text.
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