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. 16v
Heliodorus: sent for Temple Treasure (II Maccabees 03:10) -- Onias, wearing miter and priest's robes, his hands crossed and raised, faces Heliodorus, wearing hat, his hands raised and extended. Figures in room with tile floor.
Heliodorus: sent for Temple Treasure (II Maccabees 03:14) -- Three men, wearing hats, one with hands crossed and raised, face Onias, wearing miter and priest's robes, his right hand raised and his left hand lowered. Figures in front of buildings of temple. Figures in front of buildings of temple (Heliodorus not present).
Caption between vignettes reads, DES TRESORS EU Q(UI)ST AU GRA(N)T P(RO)STRE HELIODORUS VERITE POUS LES PRE(N)DRE ET EN SA MAI(N) METTRE DONT GRANT DU EIL FUT EN LA CITE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including cornflowers and strawberries, inhabited by bird and fantastic animal.
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