225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 11v
In left panel of vignette in lower margin is fantastic scorpion (Scorpio). In background are distant mountains.
In right panel of vignette in lower margin is man, with mallet raised over his head in both hands, standing beside two barrels and two rings (Month, Occupation: October). In background are distant mountains.
Amid foliate ornament in left margin is bird.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.
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