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. 13r
Apostles: baptizing -- Winged devil comes out of mouth of man, kneeling with joined hands raised, over the head of which Apostle, nimbed, holds upside-down bowl. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Apostles: casting out Devils -- Apostle, nimbed, left hand extended, right hand raised in blessing toward winged demon coming out of mouth of female demoniac, wearing headdress.
Caption between vignettes reads, AUX APOSTRES DIEU SUYUOIE(N)T IL DIT EN SERMONS VERITABLES QUE OEULX QUI ENSO(N) NOM CROIROIE(N)T CHASSEROIENT S(US)PE(N)S ET DIABLES.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including daisies, thistles, and strawberries, inhabited by hybrid animal, with wings.
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