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

Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.175 fol. 10v

See more information »

Month, Occupation: November -- Woman, wearing headdress, holding distaff and spindle, stands behind man, wearing hat, holding pole with both hands, knocking acorns from trees for pigs at his feet.
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius -- Centaur (?) with two legs, aiming arrow in bow.
Single divided miniature with Month, Occupation on left and Zodiac Sign on right.
Left margin decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

(10 of 70)