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. 111r
Jezebel: sending letters -- Ahab, wearing crown, sits in throne beneath canopy, with left hand raised. At left is man, wearing hat, right forefinger raised and letter in his left hand. Scene in room.
Jezebel: sending letters -- Woman, veiled, with hands extended, stands beside man, wearing hat, with left hand raised and right hand grasping letter held by left hand of man holding hat in right hand. Scene in room.
Caption between vignettes reads, JEZABEL FIT LECTRES ESCRIRE DE FAUL FETE PUYS VINT AU ROY ET LUY DIST NETE CHAILLE SIRE PAR CECV LA VIGNE EST A TOY.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including daisies, cornflowers, and thistles, inhabited by two birds.
Dog head and head of fantastic animal in decorated initials L and C.
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