225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, ca. 1320
MS M.372 fol. 4r
1) Roman de la Rose: Hypocrisy -- Personification of Hypocrisy, name inscribed PAPELARDIE in rubric, wearing wimpled cap, kneels with joined hands raised before altar at left. Filigree background within frame.
Above miniature in left column, rubric label, PAPELARDIE POURTRETE.
Below miniature in left column, champide initial U at beginning of text, UNE YMAGE OT APRES ESCRIPTE / QUI SE(M)BLOIT BIE(N) ESTRE YPOCRITE / ....
2) Roman de la Rose: Poverty -- Woman as Personification of Poverty, name inscribed PO(U)URETE in rubric, wearing wimpled cap, with right hand raised, sits on mound between two trees. Gold background within frame.
Above miniature in right column, rubric label, PO(U)URETE POURTRETE.
On fol. 4v in left column, champide initial at beginning of text.
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