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. 105r
Elijah: addressing Israel -- Man extends hands and grasps arms of prophet in cave. Behind them is third man (only head visible). All wear hats. At right is Ahab, wearing crown, left hand raised.
Elijah: addressing Israel -- Three men, wearing hats, one with right forefinger raised, stand before Ahab, wearing crown, with right hand raised. At right is Elijah, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, with joined hands raised. Seated on ground amid the men are two oxen.
Caption between vignettes reads, POUR ESPROUUE LEURS FAULSETES LES PROPHETES O(N) FIST HORS TRAIRE ET PUYS LEUR FURENT PU(N)TES DUX BEUFS POUR OBLATIO(N) FAIRE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including columbines and strawberries, inhabited by hybrid animal, winged, out of whose mouth emerges fantastic animal.
Dog (?) head in decorated initial C.
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