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. 70r
Joshua: Spies of Jericho escape (OT, Joshua 02:15) -- Half-figure of Rahab stands in window beside man and holds rope from which spy of Jericho is lowered. All wear hats.
Joshua: Spies of Jericho return (OT, Joshua 02:23) -- Of two spies of Jericho, one extends right hand and raises left forefinger, and other raises left forefinger. They stand before Joshua, with his hands raised. All wear hats. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, LES EXPLORATEURS DEUALLA RAAB PAR LE HAULT D'UNE FENESTRE CE Q(UE) CHACU(N) DEULX DIRE ALLA A IOSUE LE PRINCE (ET) MAISTRE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas and strawberries, inhabited by moth and by hybrid animal, winged.
Flower within decorated initial P.
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