225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 54r
Decorated initial D enclosing foliate ornament.
Amid foliate ornament in margins are three birds; man, wearing hat, holding human-faced shield in right hand and grasping foliage with left hand; half figure of man, wearing hat, emerging from flower; and hybrid man, wearing hat, with hooved hindquarters, holding foliage in both hands.
Ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.
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