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. 134r
Maccabees: Battle against Timotheus -- Soldier, standing beside two (?) soldiers, holds sword in left hand and raises right forefinger toward group of soldiers on top of building. All wear armor.
Maccabees: Battle against Timotheus -- Group of soldiers, wearing armor, some holding spears. stand behind soldier, waering armor, with left hand raised and right hand extended to grasp letter held by man, wearing hat. Scene in front of building.
Caption between vignettes reads, D'ATHEMA VINDRE(N)T ASSEIGER LES ENNEMYS CEULX DE LA PLACE ENNOIERENT VNG MESSAGER A IUDAS POUR LE FAIRE GRACE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including thistles, violas, and roses, inhabited by half-figure of fantastic animal, winged, holding scimitar in both hands, beside snail. Scroll with pseudo-inscription in left margin.
Bird in decorated initial F.
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