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. 95v
Man of God out of Judah: met by Prophet (I Kings 13:13) -- Prophet, wearing hat, is seated on ass and supported by his son, wearing hat. Behind them is second son, wearing hat.
Man of God out of Judah: met by Prophet (I Kings 13:14) -- Man of God out of Judah, wearing hat, raises right hand and with his left hand touches ass upon which sits prophet, wearing hat and raising right forefinger.
Caption between vignettes reads, IEBON VIEILLARE PLAIN DEPRUDE(N)CE DESSUS SON ASNE SELENA ET FEISTE SI BONNE DILIGENCE QUE L'AUTRE PROPHETE TROUUE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses, violas, and thistles, inhabited by bird and by hybrid man, wearing hood, holding bow. Scroll with pseudo-inscription in right margin.
Monkey (?) within decorated initial D.
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