225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460
M.387 fol. 105v
Bishop, possibly Ambrose of Milan, nimbed, wearing miter with infulae, cope and gloves, holding crozier with both hands; Augustine of Hippo, nimbed, wearing miter, cope and gloves, holding heart with right hand and crozier with left hand; Thomas Aquinas (?), nimbed, wearing cap and ermine lined garment, holding with left hand scroll with pseudo-inscription. Above, half-figure of God, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in blessing, holding open book, face out, with left hand, appears in cloud-edged arc of Heaven.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by bird. Scroll inscribed COR SAPIENTIS IN DEXTERA EIUS. ECCLESIASTITES DECI(M)O (Ecclesiastes 10:2).
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