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. 98r
Solomon: Strange Women (?) -- Solomon (?), wearing crown, is seated and flanked by two women, wearing hats. Before him stands Ahijah, wearing hat, raising left forefinger. Scene in room with curtain.
Ahijah: Scene unidentified -- Ahijah, wearing hat, holds walking stick in his right hand and with his left hand touches shoulder of man, wearing hat. Scene in landscape setting.
Caption between vignettes reads, ACHIAS PREDIST Q(UE) P(ER) FEMME SALOMO(N) FAUL DROIT A REGNER PUIS CRAIGNA(N)T Q(UE) ONE LUY FEIST BLASME EN VNG DEFERE SE FEIST MENER.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses, violas, and stawberries, inhabited by bird and by hybrid animal with horn.
Dog (?) heads within decorated initials O.
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