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. 119r
Decorated initial C of CIL SAILLENT SUS QUE PLUS N’ATENDENT / SA CHAR BLANCHE ET DELICE ...
Margins decorated with foliate stems and balls.
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, Torture -- Olybrius, crowned, with left forefinger pointing to palm of raised right hand, seated with legs crossed on bench, on tip of foliage in right margin (torture represented on facing fol.118v)
Hybrid soldier wearing chain mail, armed with spear, in lower margin; butterfly and hybrid animal with bat wings in left margin; two-handled jar hanging from horizontal stem, and half figure of soldier wearing chain mail, in upper margin.
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