225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 200r
Fool, tonsured, half nude, holding club with right hand and lifting large cup to lips with left hand, is seated on stone (?).
Scene within initial D decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament inhabited by hybrid animal with human body and by bird.
Beginning of Psalm 53 (Vulg., 42).
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