225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 58r
1) Rufinus of Aquileia, De Vitis Patrum, Chapter 4: Illustration -- At left, within refectory, nimbed and tonsured monk, wearing monk’s habit, seated, with left hand raised and with right hand in dish on draped table also spread with cup and pitcher. Above at right, basket suspended by hook and out of arched window is smoke.
2) Rufinus of Aquileia, De Vitis Patrum, Chapter 5: Illustration -- At right, within cross-surmounted monastery, three tonsured monks, wearing monk’s habits, eyes closed, with hands raised to faces (sleeping). Outside the monastery, nimbed and tonsured monk, wearing monk’s habit, wearing sack slung over right shoulder and with right hand on tau-staff, departing in landscape with trees.
Scenes in common landscape.
Illustration of Rufinus of Aquileia, De Vitis Patrum, Chapters 4 and 5.
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