225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
England, probably Oxford, ca. 1325-1330
MS M.700 fol. 84v
Heraclius: Scene, bringing Cross to Jerusalem (Heraclius entering Jerusalem) -- Three male attendants follow Emperor Heraclius, crowned, barefoot, holding cross; all approach city gate of Jerusalem with open red portals.
Scene against gold punched background within initial D with ornament of foliage; spandrels decorated with diapered ornament.
Margins decorated with rectilinear foliate extensions and sprigs of foliage.
In upper margin, two hybrid animals.
In right margin, hybrid man wearing pointed hat, and heraldic escutcheon of du Bois (argent, two bars and a canton gules).
In lower margin, winged hybrid woman, wearing headdress of snood and berbette, confronting winged hybrid man wearing hood, and heraldic escutcheon of Tuchet (ermine, a chevron gules).
In left margin, heraldic escutcheon of du Bois (argent, two bars and a canton gules).
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