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. 8v
Evangelist, John: Conversion of Two Youths, Youths beseeching John -- Two men, holding walking sticks, one with arms crossed, stand beside Evangelist John, nimbed, holding cloak in left hand and extending right hand. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Evangelist, John: Conversion of Two Youths, Rods and Stones turned to Gold and Gems -- Evangelist John, raising right hand in blessing, faces two men holding rods, one with left hand raised.
Caption between vignettes reads, SAI(N)T IEHA(N) VEIT LES DEUX REPENTANS D'AVOIR DEPARTI LEUR TRESOR DEPUIS FURET BASTONS PORTANS QUE SAINT IEHAN FIT MUER EN OR.
Margins decorated with floreate border of flowers, including violas, inhabited by hybrid man, wearing hat.
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