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. 54r
Christ: Flagellation -- Christ, rays as nimbus, in loin cloth, stands bound to column. He is flanked by two men, one raising switches, and the other raising scourge (?). Switches on ground. Scene in room, within architectural frame.
Lamech: abused by Wives -- Lamech, wearing hat, hands raised, stands beside two women, wearing headresses, one with right hand on hip and left hand touching Lamech's hat. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, LAMETH FUT BATU DE SES FE(M)MES JES(US) AUSSI PARAIL LEMENT FU BATU DES JUIFS INFAMES A L'ATASCHE TRESRUDEMENT.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including cornflowers, violas, and grapevines, inhabited by bird and by monkey on back of hybrid bird.
Fly within decorated initial D.
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