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. 1480
MS M.130 fol. 16v
Evangelist Matthew, nimbed, seated on canopied throne, holds open book in lap with right hand and places left hand on open book with pseudo-inscription on desk. In cubbyhole in base of desk are additional books. To left hovers angel (Evangelist Symbol), holding open book with pseudo-inscription in both hands.
Margins with foliate ornament inhabited by bird and monkey, holding club, seated backwards astride fantastic animal with beak.
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