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. 138r
Lawrence of Rome, nimbed, wearing deacon's robes, holds open book in left hand and gridiron in right hand. Figure in landscape setting with buildings in background.
Demetrius I: Bacchides and Alcimus sent against Jews -- Man, wearing hat and ermine-lined mantle, raises right hand and extends letter in left hand toward man, wearing hat, with purse at his waist. Behind him are two men, wearing hats, one with only top of head visible. Scene in room.
Demetrius I: Bacchides and Alcimus sent against Jews -- Man, wearing hat and ermine-lined mantle, extending hands, stands beside man, with hat in right hand and with left hand raised. Scene in room.
Caption between vignettes reads, JUDAS MO(N)STRA LA DITTE LECTRE AU PEUPLE [?] A BACHIS MA(N)DA QUE BIEN SON AMY VOULOIT ESTRE EN CE POINT Q(UI)L LA DEMANDA.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas and strawberries, inhabited by hybrid animal with monkey, winged, on its back.
Fly in decorated initial D.
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