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. 103r
Elijah: raising Widow's Son (I Kings 17:19) -- Widow of Zarephath, veiled, with joined hands raised, stands behind, Elijah, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, grasping Widow's son. Scene in room with bed with canopy.
Elijah: raising Widow's Son (I Kings 17:22-23) -- Widow's son, sitting up in bed, indicates with right hand, Elijah, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, kneeling with joined hands raised. In foreground, Widow of Zarephath, veiled, kneels with hands raised. Scene in room with two windows.
Caption between vignettes reads, HELYE PRINT L'ENFANT A TERRE ET DESSUS VNG LIT LE BOUTA APRES SEMIST A DIEU REQUERRE TANT QUE L'ENFANT RESUSCITA.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including daisies and violas, inhabited by hybrid man, wearing hood.
Moth and dog head in decorated initials Q.
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