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. 90r
David: sending for Solomon -- Two men, wearing hats, one with right hand raised, stands before David, wearing crown, seated in throne, with right forefinger raised. Scene in room.
Solomon: riding Mule of David -- Man, wearing hat, places in stirrup right foot of Solomon, wearing hat, mounted on mule. Behind him are two men, both wearing hats. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, DAUID CO(M)MA(N)DA AUX PROPHETES ALLER DONNER SAS FAULT MILLE A SON FILS VNCTIO(N)S PARFAICTES ET LA MONTER DES SUS SA MULE.
Moth in decorated initial D.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including rose, inhabited by bird and by monkey playing drums while mounted on hybrid animal.
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