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

Book of Hours
England, possibly York, 1316-1331
MS G.50 fol. 163r

See more information »

Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, crowned, raises her joined hands and turns toward Christ, crowned, raising His right hand above her crown. He holds tripartite globe, inscribed with names of three Continents, ASIA, AFFRICA, EUROPA, representing cosmos, in His left hand. Both are seated on bench.
Scene with gold diapered background, beneath five-lobed arch with diapered spandrels, all within decorated frame with foliate terminals at corners.

(28 of 29)