225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1245-1250
MS M.269 fol. 328r
Within initial E:
Mattathias: slaying Jew -- Mattathias raises sword in right and with left hand grasps hair of kneeling man holding platter with boar's head. Statue, with triangular shield, is on wall in background.
Scene against gold background within initial.
Beginning of I Maccabees.
(51 of 72)