225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 169v
1) Within initial C Jerome, nimbed and tonsured, raising left hand, holding scroll with pseudo-inscription with right hand.
2) Tobit: blinded -- Tobit, nimbed, reclines on bed, touching right hand to face. Dung falls toward his head from bird perching above on building. Woman, wearing fillet, stands next bed.
Scene within initial T decorated with foliate and geometric ornament and with foliate extender.
1) In left margin, gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament terminating in head of fish.
2) In center and lower margin, gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament terminating at top with man reaching up to touch the initial, and terminating at bottom in foliate medallion enclosing bird.
Beginning of Tobit.
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