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. 113r
Ahaziah, King of Israel: sending Messengers -- Ahaziah, wearing crown, stands with left hand raised beside two men, wearing hats, one with hands extended. Behind them are two men (only tops of heads visible). Scene in room.
Elijah: meeting Messengers of Ahaziah -- Of two men, wearing hats, one extends golden fly toward Elijah, nimbed, wearing Monk's habit. Scene in room.
Caption between vignettes reads, OCCOSIAS A SON YDOLLE VNE MOUSCHE DOR FIST PORTER MAIS HELYE LA CHOSE FOLLE VINT REPROUUER ET DEBOUTER.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, daisies, and strawberries, inhabited by bird and by hybrid man, wearing hood.
Man's head in decorated initial D.
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