225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Belgium, Tournai, 1450-1460
MS M.78 fol. 162v
Beneath cloudy arc, Rotrude of Trier, or possibly Rictrudis of Marchiennes, scalloped nimbus, wearing veiled nun’s habit with wimple, with right hand holding book closed with one clasp and with left hand holding palm. At right, Elizabeth of Hungary, scalloped nimbus, crowned, veiled with wimple, wearing mantle over Franciscan habit, with both hands extending crowns. Scene in room with tesselated background and tiled floor. Margins decorated with foliate and floreate ornament. Miniature at beginning of the Suffrages to Rotrude of Trier, or possibly Rictrudis of Marchiennes, and Elizabeth of Hungary.
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