225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 426v
Man, nimbed, possibly Jude, displaying scroll held with both hands in initial I decorated with foliate ornament.
In upper register of initial I, below arch, five men are behind table on which are bowl, knife and either plates or loaves. In lower register below arch, Jude, nimbed, looks up and indicates the five men.
Figures in initial decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament terminating in foliate medallion enclosing flower.
Beginning of Jude, Prologue and Jude.
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