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, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 135v
Legend, Dance of Death -- Monk, tonsured, wearing Franciscan habit with triple-knotted cordeli³•re at waist, holds in left hand arms of corpse (skeleton), standing beside him, gesturing. The monk is pushed from behind with both hands by another corpse. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.
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