225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Saint-Omer, early 11th century
MS M.333 fol. 50v
Evangelist Luke, pearled nimbus, tonsured, sits on cushioned bench with feet on footstool and holds tablet in left hand. With right hand he dips pen in inkpot on stand. Figure between two curtains, each draped around inner border of frame decorated with acanthus foliage. Background inscription, INITIV(M) S(AN)C(T)I EVA(NGELII) S(E)C(VN)D(V)M LVCA(M).
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