225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, possibly Teramo or Bologna, between 1375 and 1399? or during the second half of 14th century?
MS G.16 fol. 20v
Magi: Adoration -- Two of three Magi, wearing hats in which are feathers, one holding covered container, the other holding horn and indicating with right hand, look toward each other. The third Magus, nimbed, kneels at feet of Virgin Mary, veiled, holding covered container with left hand, seated on bench. He kisses bare foot of Christ Child, crossed nimbus, seated on lap of Mary. Christ Child extends both arms toward the Magus.
Margins decorated with foliate ornament.
Initial D enclosing head of man.
Initial decorated with foliate ornament. Pen-flourished initials.
Escutcheon, gules, next to inscription YDEM DOMINO in lower margin.
Beginning of Introit and of Collect for Mass on feast of Epiphany.
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