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

Vitae patrum
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 10v

See more information »

Anthony Abbot the Great: Scene, teaching -- Among group of kneeling tonsured monks, wearing monk’s habits, one gesturing, one with joined hands raised, and one reading from open book with pseudo-inscriptions, all accompanying Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, kneeling with tau-staff between his hands, looking upward. At right, three winged and horned devils possibly in guise of men, wearing tunics, with claw feet.
Scene in Athanasius, Life of Anthony Abbot the Great.

(19 of 271)