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. 101r
Elijah: fed by Raven -- Two ravens, with bread in their beaks, descend from sky toward Elijah, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, kneeling with joined hands raised. Scene in front of opening to cave in landscape setting.
Elijah: fed by Raven -- Elijah, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, kneels and leans to drink from river. Scene in front of opening to cave in landscape setting.
Caption between vignettes reads, DE PAIN QUE COR BEAUX APPORTOIE(N)T SUS LE ROCH HELYE VMORT ET DES EAUX Q(UI) AU PIE COUROIENT QUANT SOIS LE Y(N)NOIT IL BUNOIT.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including daisies, cornflowers, roses, and strawberries, inhabited by bird and by Monkey (?), raising scimitar to strike smaller monkey (?). Scroll with pseudo-inscription in left margin.
Profile head of man, wearing hat, in decorated initial D.
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