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. 80v
Christ: Entombment -- Body of Christ, wearing short loin cloth, is lowered into carved sarcophagus by Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus, both with draped hands. Beside the sarcophagus stand three Holy Women, two veiled, all nimbed and holding ointment jars. Scene in landscape with hills and trees.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and foliate ornament.
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