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. 1500
MS H.5 fol. 53r
Christ: mocked -- Man, kneeling, extends palm branch toward Christ, rays as nimbus, wearing blindfold, seated on bench, with hands crossed. He is flanked by two men, wearing hats, one with right hand raised. Scene in room with two windows, within architectural frame.
Elisha: mocked -- Of three youths, wearing hats, one raises left hand and one extends forefingers toward Elisha, raising right hand. Fourth youth, reclining on ground, is devoured by bear. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, HELISEE PAR MOQUERIE CHAUUE LES ENFANS APELLERENT LES IUIFS AUSSI DE FILS MARIE AINSI Q(UE) D'U(N)G FOL SE JOUERENT.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including thistles and roses, inhabited by monkey and by hybrid man, wearing hood, winged.
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