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. 122v
Decorated initial Q of QUANT LA PUCELE VIT L’ISSUE / SI EST DU DRAGON HORS ISSUE ...
Margins decorated with foliate stems and balls.
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Margaret, nimbed, holding cross in joined hands raised, emerging from back of dragon, and bust of nimbed angel holding scroll (?) above, in right margin.
Hybrid of female head, wearing snood with fillet, with body of animal, in lower margin; bird and butterfly, in left margin.
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