225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Belgium, possibly Liège, ca. 1260
MS M.295 fol. 257r
Within initial I:
Esther: before Ahasuerus and Haman: hanged -- Ahasuerus, crowned holding floreate scepter in right hand is seated in top register. Below him, Esther, crowned, her hands joined and raised, looks up. At bottom Haman, blind-folded, his hands behind his back, wearing cap and long loin cloth, hangs from rope.
Figures against blue background, within initial decorated with marginal extensions containing animal heads.
Beginning of Esther.
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