225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, possibly Paris, late 15th century
MS M.2 fol. 117v
Christ: Crucifixion -- Christ, rays as nimbus, wearing short loin cloth, blood issuing from wounds, is affixed to tau cross with three nails. He is flanked by Virgin Mary, veiled, and Evangelist John, both nimbed and with joined hands raised.
In background is landscape with building surmounting hill.
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with foliate and floreate ornament and inhabited by bird.
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