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. 97v
Ahijah: Scene, unidentified -- Ahijah, wearing hat, extends right forefinger indicating cannon, flanked by two soldiers, wearing armor, holding axes over their heads. Scene in landscape setting with rocks.
Ahijah: Scene unidentified -- Of two men, one, wearing miter and priest's robes, raises hands, and another wears hat. They stand before Ahijah, wearing hat, with right hand extended and left forefinger raised. Scene in room with two windows.
Caption between vignettes reads, ACHIAS VIT VUNG IONG DE BEUF DETRUITE ESTANS A LA CHAUUE PUIS DIST AUX PRESETRES Q(UE)S EUX DESTRUCTIO ESTOIT VENNE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses and violas, inhabited by bird and by hybrid man, wearing hood.
Bird head within decorated initial K and dog (?) head within decorated initial O.
(194 of 287)