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. 19v
Heliodorus: healed (II Maccabees 03:32) -- Two men, one wearing hat, support Heliodorus, wearing armor and reclining. At right, Onias, wearing miter and priest's robes, holds chain of censer in raised hands. Scene in room.
Heliodorus: healed (II Maccabees 03:33) -- Onias, wearing miter and priest's robes, stands with hands extended toward Heliodorus, wearing armor, standing with left hand raised. Behind figures is altar over which is retable, with scene of Crucifixion (?). Figures in room.
Caption between vignettes reads, ONIAS ENCENS RESPANDIT POUR HELIODOR(US) PRIA TANT QUE DIEU VIE LUY RENDIT DONT APRES LE REMERCIA.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, roses, and grapevines, inhabited by snail on back of fantastic animal.
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