225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Paris, ca. 1350
MS M.324 fol. 137v
Roman de la Rose: Scene, Venus attacking Castle -- Venus, crowned, with bow shoots torch at castle with closed portals. Scene against spiraling filigree background within frame of miniature decorated with tendrils in left column.
Above miniature, rubric caption of scene, SI CO(M)ME VENUS TRAIT AU CHASTEL I BRANDON DE FEU POUR EMBRASER CEULZ DEDANS.
Below miniature, initial L decorated with foliate ornament and tendrils, at beginning of text, LORS FU VENUS HAUT SECOURCIEE / BIEN SEMBLA ESTRE COURROUCIEE ....
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