225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Brittany, France, ca. 1440-1450 ; Paris, France, ca. 1500-1510
MS M.117 fol. 19v
Virgin Mary and Christ Child: Type, Suckling -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, sits on cushion on ground and with right hand holds her breast to suckle Christ Child, nimbed, seated on her lap. Above is arc of Heaven. Background with geometric pattern.
Margins with foliate ornament, including strawberries. Around miniature and textblock is border with fleur-de-lys.
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