225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 19r
Decorated initial D of Vespers Collect, Deus qui corda fidelium sancti spiritus illustratione docuisit, enclosing hybrid animal.
Decorated initial D of versicle, Domine exaudi orationem meam, enclosing veiled head of woman.
Decorated initial C of Compline, first versicle, Conuerte nos deus salutaris noster, enclosing head of woman.
Beginning of first versicle of Compline of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid stork with long neck entwined around stem.
Margin, lower, illustrated by bellows blowing fire beneath cauldron hanging from stem above, and inhabited by hybrid man and hybrid animal.
Margin, right, inhabited by nude hybrid man, armless, with hand issuing from hindquarters, supporting chalice (Scene, Obscaena), and above, head of youth within foliate tendril.
Line endings decorated.
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