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. 141r
Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, sits in landscape setting with open book in his lap and left hand raised.
Maccabees: Battle against Nicanor -- Man, wearing hat, stands in front of building with open portal, holding banner in both hands. At right is man, wearing hat, with left hand extended and right hand raised.
Maccabees: Battle against Nicanor -- Man, wearing hat, extends hands toward group of soldiers, wearing armor, one holding banner, one with hands extended, most with only tops of heads visible.
Caption between vignettes reads, JUDAS RECEUT A BONNE CHIERE LES LECTRES DE SES ENNEMYS ET LEUR EMIOYA SA BAMERE EN SIGNIFIANCE DE AMYS.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including columbines and strawberries, inhabited by bird and by monkey playing rebec.
Dog head in decorated initial D.
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