225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 84v
Within margin enclosed by thin red frame are foliate ornament; two birds; man, wearing hat, with scarf around neck, holding rod in both hands; and monstrous hybrid bird, with long neck and no head.
Ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.
Text is an oration from Hours of the Virgin, Prime.
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