225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of hours
France, probably Rouen, ca. 1470
MS M.32 fol. 12r
Margin, upper: Christ: Purging of Temple -- Three men, wearing pointed hats, stand behind draped table, on which one holds open purse with coins spilling forth; at right, Christ, decorated crossed nimbus, raises scourge in right hand, attended by Apostle Peter, nimbed, tonsured, with hands raised, and nimbed apostle. Figures in room with decorative wall and tiled floor. Arched vignette within block border of floreate and foliate decoration, including daisies. Margin, lower: Month, Occupation: September -- Beneath rays, man, wearing hat, treads on grapes in wooden vat, flanked at left by woman, wearing headdress, and at right by man, wearing hat, both with baskets on their backs, all in front of brick wall with landscape and trees beyond. Medallion vignette within block border of floreate and foliate decoration. Block border at right of floreate and foliate decoration, including roses and daisies.
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