225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Belgium, perhaps Ghent; England, ca. 1420
MS M.46 fol. 53v
Christ: in Gethsemane -- Apostles John and Peter, tonsured, both seated, and James, reclining with book on ground, all nimbed, all sleep with eyes closed beside Christ, with crossed rays as nimbus, kneeling with joined hands raised to God, in arc of heaven, emanating rays, above goblet with wafer (host). Scene in fenced garden with stream, trees, and flowers.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and foliate ornament.
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