225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Lombardy, ca. 1475
MS M.799 fol. 360r
Decorated initial I.
In upper margin, medallion enclosing half-figure of evangelist Luke, nimbed, holding and looking down toward open book (reading). In foreground, head of evangelist symbol (ox). Medallion surrounded by gold balls and flanked by two birds, one possibly kingfisher, and flowers. Red band descending from medallion
Text is beginning of collect from first Vespers on 10.18, feast of Evangelist Luke.
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