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. 310v
Three-quarter figure of man raising right hand and grasping initial with left hand.
Figure within initial N decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders decorated with gold balls.
Beginning of Minor Prophets, Prologue.
Bust of man, raising left hand and looking up within initial T decorated with foliate ornament.
Beginning of Hosea, Prologue III.
Hosea: with Gomer -- Gomer extends left hand to Hosea, tonsured, who grasps it with his right hand, raisies his left hand and looks back over his right shoulder toward Gomer.
Scene within initial U decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extenders decorated with gold balls.
Beginning of Hosea.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament surmounted by hybrid animal with human body, touching the initial U with left hand.
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