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. 23r
Andronicus of Antioch: Death -- Andronicus, wearing hat, with right hand lowered and left hand raised, is transfixed by sword held by man, wearing hat, with left hand extended. Scene in front of buildings.
Lysimachus, brother of Menelaus the High Priest: Death (II Maccabees 04:42) -- Two men, wearing hats, one with left hand raised, flee. Scene in landscape setting with building in background (Lysimachus not depicted).
Caption between vignettes reads, ANDROMIC(US) P(ER) LA CITE FUT MENE ET QUA(N)T SES GE(N)S VIRE(N)T QUE MORT FUT ET EXECUTE. SOUDAUINEME(N)T ET IL FOUYIENT BIE(N) VITEMENT.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses, cornflowers, and strawberries, inhabited by bird.
Scroll in left margin reads, AVE MARI(A) ORA.
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