225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1520
MS M.307 fol. 154v
Evangelist John, nimbed, raising right hand in blessing, holding with left hand, chalice from which two serpents emerge stands next to barren tree. In background ships are in water; city is on far shore.
Margins decorated with border of flowers including speedwell, viola, daisy, geranium, rose, and inhabited by fly, woodpecker, butterfly and snail.
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