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. 8r
Evangelist, John: Conversion of Two Youths, Distribution of Goods -- Man, wearing hat and ermine-lined mantle, stands next to another man, wearing hat, who places cloak over left arm of beggar. Another beggar, wearing hat and raising right hand, sits on ground. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Evangelist, John: Conversion of Two Youths, tempted by Devil -- At left stand two men, wearing hats, one wearing mantle, holding sword in right hand and raising left hand. At right stand two men, one raising left forefinger, below horned devil, raising right hand.
Caption between vignettes reads, VEUX RICHES HOM(M)ES DEPARTIRENT TOUS LES AVOIR AUX MENDIENS MAIS DEPUIS ILS SEN REPENTIRENT VOYONS LEURS SERVITEURS EN BIENS.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, and inhabited by hybrid man, wearing hat.
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