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

Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 321v

See more information »

Apostle, Andrew: Crucifixion -- Apostle Andrew, nimbed, with rope tied around waist, wrists and ankles bound to saltire cross by ropes pulled on by three executioners; in landscape. Miniature at beginning of Sanctorale. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by dog, wearing cross-surmounted miter and vestments (upper); half figure of nimbed angel, wearing fillet, emerging from cloud (left) and hybrid man, with body of bear, wearing hat and mantle (lower).

(252 of 342)