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. 125v
Antiochus IV: commanding Sacrifices (I Maccabees 01:55) -- Of of six men, wearing hats, one raises left hand and extends right hand; one raises left hand; one, wearing purse at waist, raises right hand toward his face. Two have only tops of heads visible. Scene in room.
Antiochus IV: commanding Sacrifices (I Maccabees 01:56) -- Two men stand beside rock, behind which is man, wearing hat. Scene in landscape setting.
Caption between vignettes reads, AUCUNS HEBRIEUX POURCEAU ME(N)GEOI(N)T MAIS CEULX Q(UI) NE(N) VOULOI(N)T ME(N)GIER PLESLIEUX DESERS SEN FUIOIENT AFFIN DE EUITERLE D'ANGIER.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including cornflowers, roses, violas, and thistles, inhabited by bird and by hybrid animal, with monkey on its back.
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