225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 25v

See more information »

Decorated initial D of Second Versicle, Deus in adiutorium meum intende, enclosing hybrid man.
Decorated initial U of Invitatory Psalm 95:1 (Vulg., 94:1), Uenite exultemus, enclosing gold liturgical ciborium.
Two decorated initials, G enclosing animal head, and X.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems, one with terminal of hybrid animal with antlers of stag, and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by butterfly.
Margin, left, inhabited by two birds.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid snail with long beak, hybrid animal and hybrid man, wearing cap, both holding lighted candles.
Margin, right, inhabited by butterfly pulling bell (Scene, Burlesque: Ringing Bell).
Line ending decorated with serpent and hybrid rabbit.
Line ending decorated with two confronting hybrid men.

(49 of 221)