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. 22r
Upper half: Alexander the Great: Scene, with Roxana in Boat -- At left, half figures of Alexander the Great, crowned, and Roxana, wearing hooded headdress, gesturing and in conversation with each other, in boat on water. Alexander the Great: Scene, Descent into Sea -- At right, half figure of Roxana, wearing hooded headress, in boat on water, lowers chain suspending ball in which is half figure of Alexander the Great, crowned, with hands raised, flanked between cock and cat. Five creatures, including possibly two fish and crowned mermaid swimming in the water. Lower half: Alexander the Great: Scene, with Candace -- At left, Candace, wearing headdress and Alexander the Great, embracing, seated on bench within architectural niche and windows on either side. Alexander the Great: Celestial Journey -- At right, half figure of Alexander the Great, crowned, with both hands raising object on stick, in basket carried in talons of two griffins over rocky landscape with trees.
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