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. 1470-1480
M.239 fol. 13r
Evangelist, John: Scene, on Patmos -- In right margin, Evangelist John, nimbed, is seated, writing with right hand in open book held on lap by left hand. Evangelist symbol (eagle) is at left holding pen case and inkpot in beak. Rays descend from above. Scene in landscape on island, with stream in background and city on hill in distance
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament. In lower margin, heraldry, or a lion rampant gules, on a rounded canton azure a mullet or.
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