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. 83v
David and Bathsheba -- Bathsheba, wearing hat, with left hand raised, stands beside David, wearing crown, with right hand on Bathsheba's shoulder, and left hand raised. They are in vaulted room with portal open onto scene of Nathan (?) conversing with Angel.
Uriah the Hittite: Death -- Bestial horned devil raises claw toward Nathan (?), wearing hat, with raised hands. On ground reclines Uriah the Hittite, wearing loin cloth. Scene in landscape setting.
Caption between vignettes reads, DAUID PRINT LA FE(M)ME DE VRIE QUI POUR LUY ESTOIT A LA GUERRE LA VENANT HOMME SANS VIE TROUUA NATHA(N) ET CHEU A TERRE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including daisies, inhabited by duck and by monkey, wearing hood, holding bridle of hybrid animal.
Dog (?) head in decorated initial D and Fly in second decorated initial D.
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