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. 98v
Ahijah: receiving Wife of Jeroboam -- Wife of Jeroboam, veiled, with right forefinger raised, stands before Ahijah, wearing hat, seated on draped chair, with left hand raised and right hand extended. Behind him is man, wearing hat. Scene in room with portal.
Inscription in frame reads above vignette, LE PROPHETTE ACHIAS.
Jeroboam: Death of Child -- Wife of Jeroboam, veiled, with crossed hands raised, stands beside bed, upon which reclines son of Jeroboam, wearing headdress, with crossed hands (Jeroboam not shown). Scene in room with curtain.
Inscription in frame reads above vignette, LE FILS IEROBOAM ET SA.
Caption between vignettes reads, LA MERE DE L'ENFA(N)T DOLENT FUT SEAUOIR DE LA MALADIE LE PROPHETE DIST VITEMENT RETOURNE TON FILS ESE SANS VIE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses, violas, and stawberries, inhabited by bird and by hybrid animal with horn.
Snail within decorated initial O.
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