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. 99v
Asa: destroying Idols -- Man, wearing hat, raises hammer in right hand to strike idol upon draped altar. At right, man, wearing hat, holds file (?). Scene in room with canopy.
Elijah: prophesying to Ahab (?) -- Of three men, wearing hats and carrying bags of seeds, one holds grain in his right hand. They stand on either side of river in which are flames. Scene in landscape setting.
Caption between vignettes reads, QUANT LE PEUPLE FUT ASSEMBLE L'YDOLLE TOST ON ABBANT ROMPU LE SEME(N)T COMMEBLE EN LEAU DONT FEU ARDANT FORTIT.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including stawberries, inhabited by bird and by hybrid animal.
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