225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1480
MS M.253 fol. 80v
Magi: Adoration -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, sits on bed in shed and holds in her lap nude Christ Child, nimbed, extending his arms toward vessel held by kneeling magus, holding his crown in his right hand. Behind him stand two other magi, both crowned and holding vessels. Above is star emanating rays.
Margins with floreate ornament. In lower margin is escutcheon with unidentified arms (argent a fess gules), surmounted by a crown.
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