225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 260r

See more information »

Barbara of Nicomedia, nimbed, wearing headdress, holding martyr's palm in right hand, stands holding open book in left hand beside tower.
In margins:
Scene, Sports and Games: Falconry -- Man, wearing hat, with hawk perched on his wrist, stands with dog and veiled woman on edge of marsh in which wade three cranes. To right, man, wearing hat, with rod over left shoulder, walks with two dogs, including one on leash.

(60 of 61)