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. 26r
Antiochus IV: abolishing laws -- Man, wearing hat, holds sheet with pseudo-inscription in both hands, beside man, wearing hat, playing long trumpet. At right stand two men, one wearing hat. Behind, tops of heads of group are visible.
Eleazar the Scribe: before Antiochus IV -- Antiochus IV, crowned and wearing ermine-lined mantle, stands, raising right forefinger and with his left hand indicating Eleazar the scribe, wearing hat, with left hand extended and right hand raised.
Caption between vignettes reads, PUBLIC FUT UNG MANDEMENT DU ROY FURIEUX ET INIUSTE. LEQUEL REPROUUA PLAINNEME(N)T ALEAZARE L'HOMME IUSTE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas and grapevines, and inhabited by bird and by hybrid man animal.
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