225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
England, possibly York, 1316-1331
MS G.50 fol. 81r
Ages of Man: Eight (Eighth Age), and Death: Scene, Man on Deathbed -- Woman as questioner, wearing transparent veil, holds scroll, inscribed CHEITIF DOLENT ORES TU MORT, in her right hand. She raises her left hand toward bearded man with eyes closed, wearing hat, reclining on draped bed; scroll inscribed TRETVS MORVM F(AI)BLIS EFORT.
Scene with gold punched and diapered background, within initial C decorated with geometric ornament and diapered spandrels.
Margins decorated with foliage.
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