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. 20r
Heliodorus: healed (II Maccabees 03:35) -- Heliodorus, wearing armor, walks beside group of soldiers, wearing armor and carrying spears.
Onias the High Priest: Visit to Seleucus IV (II Maccabees 04:01-03) -- Simon, wearing hat, right hand raised, faces man, wearing hat, left hand raised. Figures in room with tile floor.
Caption between vignettes reads, DEUERS LE ROY SE TYRA HELIODORUS CE FAIT DIRE EN APRE SIMO(N) CONSPIRA SECRETEMENT AU PRESTRE MIYRE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses, inhabited by snail and hybrid man, wearing pointed hood with asses ears and holding bauble (fool).
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