225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Germany, between 1375 and 1400
MS M.268 fol. 21v
Upper half: Alexander the Great: Scene, arriving at Temple of Sun (?) -- At left, Alexander the Great, crowned, nude, walking amid trees and foliage. Alexander the Great: Scene, Feast -- In center, within building, couple in conversation and youth beside draped table spread with possibly loaves, knife and raised dish, behind which stand Roxana of Bactria, crowned over hooded headdress beside Alexander the Great, crowned, with right forefinger raised to right. Nebuchadnezzar: hewn by Evilmerodach -- At right, Evilmerodach, biting knife in mouth, with right hand raised toward one of two birds and fox biting body parts of Nebuchadnezzar, crowned, nude, left arm and leg hewn and bleeding, recumbent on table in foreground. Lower half: Alexander the Great: Scene, receiving Wonderstone -- At left, male attendant, wearing hat, holding oar in boat beside Alexander the Great, crowned, with right hand holding scepter and with left hand extended to Wonderstone lowered in right hand of man, wearing soft hat, enclosed in crenellated tower walls with four towers and foliage representing Paradise. Alexander the Great: Scene, weighing of Wonderstone -- At right, half figure of Alexander the Great, crowned, with right forefinger raised and with left hand grasping elbow of man, standing in boat, with right hand raising scales.
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