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. 97r
Jeroboam: Wife sent to Ahijah (I Kings 14:01) -- Youth, wearing headdress, reclines in bed, beneath canopy, and is flanked by Jeroboam's wife, wearing veil, and Jeroboam, wearing hat, both with joined hands raised.
Jeroboam: Wife sent to Ahijah (I Kings 14:02) -- Jeroboam, wearing hat, his right forefinger raised, extends garment toward his wife, wearing veil, with right hand extended. Scene in room with curtain and chest, upon which are bowl (?) and pitcher (?).
Caption between vignettes reads, JHEROBOA(M) DE ABDIAS PERE POUR LUY FIST GRA(N)S GEMISSEMANS ET PER DESCONFORT A LA MERE PRESENTA VIEIL ABILLEMENS.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses and violas, inhabited by bird and by hybrid man, wearing hood.
Bird head within decorated initial G.
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