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. 143v
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Margaret of Antioch, nimbed, holding cross in joined hands, emerges from back of dragan. Scene in room.
Judas Maccabaeus: Death -- Judas Maccabaeus, wearing armor, reclines on ground, bleeding from wounds. Above, group of soldiers battle with swords.
Judas Maccabaeus: Burial -- Of three men, wearing hats, one stands with hands crossed on breast, one stands with joined hands raised, and one stands with right hand raised and left hand extended. On ground reclines Judas Maccabaeus in cross-inscribed shroud. Scene in room.
Caption between vignettes reads, TUE FUT IUDAS A LA FIN DE FORCE SE GENS A SAILLY ET PUIS SON CORPUS DEDENS NIODIN PAR SES FRERES EN SENCH.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, daisies, and strawberries, inhabited by hybrid animal.
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