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. 87v
David: with Woman of Tekoah -- David, crowned, stands with hands crossed, beside Woman of Tekoah, veiled, with left hand extended and right forefinger raised. Behind her is man, wearing hat. Scene in room with open portal.
David: receiving Absalom -- Woman of Tekoah, veiled with right hand raised, stands behind Absalom, embracing David, wearing crown. Scene in room with open portal.
Caption between vignettes reads, DAUID ABSALO(N) RECULLA DE SOY POUR CAUSE DE L'OUTRAGE MAIS APRES IL LE UIPELLA AU MOYEN DU NE FE(M)ME SAIGE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, inhabited by monkey, wearing collar, emerging from flower, and pig with monkey on its back holding its ears.
Fly within decorated initial O.
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