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. 77r
Joshua: Conquest of Kings Five (Joshua 10:05) -- One of Kings Five, wearing ermine-lined mantle and mounted on horse, raises right hand. He is surrounded by soldiers, wearing armor, one raising right forefinger, and three holding spears. Scenes in front of buildings, within architectural frame.
Joshua: Conquest of Kings Five (Joshua 10:07) -- Man, holding hat in left hands, extends right forefinger toward Joshua, wearing hat, extending hands. Behind them are two soldiers, wearing armor and holding spears. Scene in front of buildings, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, CINQ ROYS AVO LEURS EXEUATES LES GRANDS CITES ASSIEO EIE(N)T A DOUEQ(UE) LES ISRAELITES JOSUE ET DU A SECOURS MADEU(N)T
Margins decorated with floreate border inhabited by bird and by monkey, wearing hood, on back of hybrid cock.
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