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. 16r
Heliodorus: sent for Temple Treasure (II Maccabees 03:07) -- Heliodorus, holding hat in left hand, extends right hand toward Seleucus IV, wearing crown, seated in draped throne, his right hand raised.
Figures in room with tile floor.
Heliodorus: sent for Temple Treasure (II Maccabees 03:09) -- Onias, wearing miter and priest's robes, with left hand raised, faces Heliodorus, holding hat in left hand and raising right hand. Figures in front of building with open portal.
Caption between vignettes reads, A HELIODORUS DO(N)NA LA ROY SON SIGNET RICHE ET AMPLE ET OULTRE PLUS LUY ORDONNA RAUIR TOUS LES TRESORS DU TE(M)PLE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including cornflowers and strawberries, inhabited by bird and fantastic animal.
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