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. 18v
Heliodorus: stricken (II Maccabees 03:26) -- Heliodorus, wearing armor, reclines on ground, flanked by two torturers, one wearing hat, both with left hands raised and right hands holding scourges above their heads. Scene on street amid buildings of city.
Heliodorus: stricken (II Maccabees 03:28) -- Man, wearing hat, holds Heliodorus, wearing armor, his left hand raised, over side of bridge (?). Behind them are three male figures, wearing hats.
Caption between vignettes reads, PAR DEUX IOUUE(N) CEAULX FUT BATU HELIODORUS TELLEMENT QUE PER TERRE FUT ABBATU ET TRAYNE HORS VIL LAYNEMENT.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including strawberries, inhabited by bird and hybrid bird. Scroll in left margin reads, SANT(E) MARI(E).
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