225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
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France, Paris, 1485-1500
MS M.195 fol. 173v
Evangelist, John: boiled in Oil -- John, nimbed, nude, with joined hands, stands in barrel of oil over fire tended by two men. One stokes fire with stick; the other holds two pronged fork with long wooden handle.
Scene in landscape with city in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.
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