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. 121r
Decorated initial A of A L’UIS DE LA CHARTRE EST VENUE / TOUTE SANGLENTE ET TOUTE NUE ...
Margins decorated with foliate stems and balls.
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, entering Prison -- Margaret, nimbed, nude, with joined hands raised, before prison with raised portcullis, standing on tip of foliage; to left, nimbed head of bearded male saint (emerging from behind vertical ruling of page); hybrid man holding spear, emerging from foliage above; all in right margin.
Head of youth, and hybrid soldier with animal legs, wearing chain mail, beside sword, in lower margin; head of woman wearing headdress, on horizontal stem in upper margin.
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