225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 159v
Nehemiah: Scene -- Scribe, seated with feet on cushion (?) on chair behind desk, holding scraper in left hand, extends right hand toward Nehemiah (?), tonsured, seated, holding scroll with pseudo-inscription.
Scene within initial U decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament terminating above with man standing on tilted platform, his hands extended toward initial and at bottom with foliate medallion enclosing swan.
Beginning of Nehemiah.
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