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

Italy, probably Taranto, 1350-1400
MS M.200 fol. 30r

See more information »

Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding book with raised left hand, seated on bench, enclosed in initial R, decorated with foliate ornament. Apostle Paul, as half-figure, nimbed, holding sword with right hand, enclosed in initial A, grasping upright of the initial with left hand. Isaiah (?) as half-figure, nimbed, holding book with right hand, enclosed in initial C. Isaiah, as half-figure, holding book with both hands, enclosed in initial P, decorated with foliate ornament. Margins decorated with border of rectilinear frame decorated with foliate ornament, knots, interlace, and climbing putti. Text is from 1st Vespers and Matins, 12.25, Christmas Day.

(4 of 113)