225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, probably Mons, between 1490 and 1500
M.33 fol. 45v
Virgin Mary: Annunciation -- Archangel Gabriel, holds scepter in left hand and extends right hand toward Virgin Mary, nimbed, seated, raising left hand and with right holding open book in lap. She sits beside draped table, upon which is open book. Above, dove of Holy Ghost descends on rays, toward the Virgin. Scene in room with lancet windows and arcade.
In illusionistic border are birds, snail, iris, roses, thistles, and strawberries.
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