225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 281v
Half figure of man, wearing conical cap, raising left hand, within initial E.
Beginning of Lamentations, Prologue.
Jeremiah: weeping over Jerusalem -- Jeremiah, nimbed, resting head on left hand, is seated on cushioned bench. Man with right hand to face stands at right.
Scene within initial O decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate.
Beginning of Lamentations.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament terminating with bird.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament inhabited by hybrid animal possibly holding shield and terminating in foliate medallion enclosing fish.
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