225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 118v
Decorated initial S of SIRE OR SOIT A UOSTRE PLAISIR / DE CE VOUS POES BIEN TESIR ...
Margins decorated with foliate stems and balls.
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, Torture (suggesting Type of Christ: Flagellation) -- Margaret of Antioch, as type of Christ, cross-nimbed, nude to waist, with left hand bound to column, flanked by two men raising scourges, in right margin.
Two confronting birds in lower margin; rabbit in left margin; and hybrid bird with rabbit’s ears with three bones in its beak, in upper margin.
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