225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, possibly Saint-Omer, 13th century
MS M.79 fol. 59v
Initial Q of Quid enclosing David, crowned, seated on bench, with right forefinger raised toward horned devil, both against gold background; the initial’s ascender extending across left margin terminating in winged hybrid man with long neck; and descender extending across left, lower, and right margins partly formed by dragon-like hybrid animal biting the initial and terminating in foliage. Initial Q and marginal illustrations of Psalm 52.
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