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. 19r
Heliodorus: stricken (II Maccabees 03:30) -- Man is surrounded by seven additional men, wearing hats, one with purse on belt around his waist (Heliodorus not shown).
Heliodorus: healed (II Maccabees 03:31) -- Of two men, one removes hat with left hand, and the other holds hat in left hand and extends right hand toward Onias, wearing miter and priest's robes, his hands raised (Heliodorus not shown).
Caption between vignettes reads, LE PEUPLE TRES DE UOTEMENT LOUA DIEU PUYS AUCUNS AMYS DE HELIODORUS HUMBLEMENT PRIERENT QUE A SANTE FUT MYS.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, roses and grapevines, inhabited by snail on back of hybrid bird.
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