225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS H.5 fol. 110v
Naboth: refusing Vineyard to Ahab -- Ahab, wearing hat, standing amid grapevines in vineyard, extends hands toward Naboth, wearing hat, right hand raised. Scene in landscape setting.
Ahab: refusing food -- Ahab, wearing hat, reclines in bed beneath canopy and raises left hand. Beside him is man, wearing hat, holding plate in left hand.
Caption between vignettes reads, LE ROY OU LIT MALADE CHEUT QUANT IL VIT Q(UE) P(ER) AUCUNS FAIR DE NABAOTH AUOIR NE PEUT VNE VINNE PRES SON PALAIS.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses, daisies, and cornflowers, inhabited by bird and by hybrid animal.
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