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. 118v
Elisha: raising Son of Shunammite Woman (II kings 04:31) -- Elisha, wearing monk's habit, with hands raised, stands in front of Shunammite Woman, wearing headdress, with left hand raised. At right is man, wearing hat, holding staff in right hand, extending left forefinger.
Elisha: raising Son of Shunammite Woman (II kings 04:34) -- Shunammite Woman's son, wearing headgear, reclines on bed beneath canopy. From behind bed, Elisha nimbed, wearing monk's habit, leans and over the body and extends left hand.
Caption between vignettes reads, LE SERUANT EN CHEMIN TROUUERE(N)T MAIS QUA(N)T HELIZEE VINT LA L'ENFANT EN CROI SEC A COLLA ET DU LIT TOUT SAIN L'ELENERE(N)T.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including thistles, daisies, and strawberries, inhabited by bird and by hybrid animal, winged.
Dog (?) head in decorated initial D.
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