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. 72v
Joshua: before Archangel -- Joshua, wearing hat, his face and hands gold, kneels with joined hands at feet of figure, holding sword in right hand. Scene in landscape setting with building, within architectural frame.
Joshua: removing shoes -- Joshua, wearing hat, sits on ground and removes left shoe. His other shoe is beside him. Scene in landscape setting with buildings in distance, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, A JOSUE SAPARUT L'ANGE TENA(N)T VNE ESPEE EN SA MAIN QUIS POUR PASSEE LE LIEU ESTRA(N)GE DES PIEDS DECHAUS SA TOUT A PSAM.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas and cornflowers, inhabited by dragonfly and by hybrid animal.
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