225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 110v

See more information »

Initial I:
Psalm 100 (Vulg., 099).
Initial I decorated with interlace and with foliate extensions, the ascender formed by dragon and the descender decorated with foliage and two fantastic animals, and hybrid animal with two bodies in lower margin.
Line ending: decorated escutcheon.
Line ending: two hybrid men with shields, one with heraldry of azure, a cross between annulets argent, both jousting (Burlesque: Jousting).
Line ending: snail encountering hooded man armed with club and shield (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: shield of gules, a bend gules.
Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic man, armed with sword and shield, encountering fantastic animal.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

(219 of 499)