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

Book of Hours
France, Lyon, ca. 1485
MS M.83 fol. 91r

See more information »

Christ: bearing Cross -- Christ, with crossed rays as nimbus, wearing crown of thorns, bleeding, carries tau cross on His left shoulder. A helmeted soldier leads Him with rope tied around His waist. Behind Christ are Virgin Mary, veiled, with joined hands raised, Simon of Cyrene (?), and helmeted soldiers with halberds. Miniature enclosed in architectural frame with two standing figures of prophets (?). Bottom of frame inscribed D[OMI]NE LABIA M[E]A APERIES ET OS.

(17 of 35)