225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 214v
Jerome or bishop, holding book with draped left hand, raising right hand and wearing chasuble with pallium (?), stands in niche of tall narrow building with dome.
Scene within initial I decorated with foliate ornament terminating in foliate medallion enclosing swan.
Monkey (?) standing on all four legs.
Beginning of Jerome, Preface to Solomonic Books I, predecing Proverbs.
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