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. 74r
Joshua: Sin of Achan (Joshua 07:01) -- Achan, wearing hat, hides object in his clothes. At his feet is bag with coins (?). Scene beside building in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Joshua: Sin of Achan (Joshua 07:06) -- Hand, holding sword, emerges from clouds in sky above Joshua, kneeling with joined hands raised amid three reclining men, one wearing hat. Scene in landscape setting, within frame decorated with leaves.
Caption between vignettes reads, ACHAM LA RIGLE D'OR EMBLA CONTRE L'ESTATU PROPHETIQUE DONC DIEU SA FUREUR ASSEMBLA SUR LE PEUPLE ISRAELITIQUE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including cornflowers and strawberries, inhabited by bird and by two monkeys, wearing collars.
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