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. 119r
Elisha: raising Son of Shunammite Woman (II Kings 04:36-37) -- Elisha, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, holds Shunammite Woman's son and extends him toward Shunammite Woman, wearing headdress, kneeling with joined hands raised. Scene in room with bed with canopy.
Elisha: healing Deadly Pottage (II Kings 04:38: returning to Galgal) -- Elisha, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, holds waling stick in right hand. Behind him is man, wearing hat. Scene in landscape setting with building.
Caption between vignettes reads, LA MERE HU(M)BLES GRACES DONNA DE FILS A SANTE RAMENE PUIS HELIZEE RETOURNA EN GALGANA ON IL FUT NE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, inhabited by half-figure of hybrid animal emerging from flower, and by two embracing monkeys, wearing hoods.
Dog (?) heads in decorated initials Q and C.
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