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. 68r
Joshua: God's Charge (OT, Joshua 01:01-09) -- From within arc of heaven, God, rays as nimbus, wearing triple-crowned tiara, addresses Joshua, kneeling with joined hands raised, with hat on ground beside him. Scene in landscape setting.
Joshua: reading Law (OT, Joshua 08:34-35) -- Joshua, wearing hat, stands with right forefinger raised toward tablet with pseudo-inscription held in his left hand. He is surrounded by group of men, wearing hats, most with only tops of heads visible.
Caption between vignettes reads, QUANT MOYSE TRESPASSA DIEU FIST IOSUE PROPHETE ET CELLE LOY LUI LAISSA QUE LE BON MOYSE AUOIT FAUTE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, inhabited by bird and by hybrid bird.
Strawberry within decorated initial P.
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