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. 140v
Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Three youths, nude, with joined hands raised, stand in barrel. At right is Nicholas of Myra, wearing bishop's miter, right hand raised in blessing, holding crozier in left hand. Scene in room.
Maccabees: Battle against Nicanor -- Man, holding hat in left hand, with right hand extends letter toward two men wearing hats, one with hands extended. Scene in front of buildings.
Maccabees: Battle against Nicanor -- Of two men, wearing hats, one extends right hand to grasp letter held in right hand of man, wearing hat and ermine-lined collar. Scene in room.
Caption between vignettes reads, CE HERAULT RE(N)CO(N)TRA LES PRESTRES A LA PORTE DE LA CITE A UIDAS PORTERE(N)T LES LECTRES COMPOSEES PAR FAULCETE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including daisies and strawberries, inhabited by hybrid animal, with moth on its back.
Moth in decorated initial D.
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