225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 99r
Initial D of Prayer of Confession, Domine rex omnipotens qui celum et terram fecisti, enclosing bust of crowned king.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems, balls, and dragon head.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid man, armless, nude, exposing hindquarters (Obscaena), playing shawm.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid man, and by half figure of man holding instrument, possibly trumpet.
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