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. 85v
David: rebuked by Nathan -- Angel, with sword in right hand, is in sky above Nathan, wearing hat, raising right forefinger, and David, crowned, raising left hand. Scene in landscape setting with buildings in distance.
David: repentant -- David, with head lowered, extending left hand, kneels in front of draped throne and beside crown and harp, both on ground. Scene in room with window open onto landscape setting.
Caption between vignettes reads, NATHAN REP(E)NT DE CE PEDRE DAUID LE QUEL PAR DESPLISANCE CONTRE LA TERRE CHEUT CANCHIE CRAIGNANT LA D'AINE VE(N)GENCE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including thistles and strawberries, inhabited by bird and by hybrid man, wearing hood and holding walking stick in left hand, with right forefinger raised.
Snail within decorated initial D.
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