225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
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Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 203r
Decorated initial D enclosing foliate ornament.
Amid foliate ornament in margins are six birds; nude man, with simian-like face, sits on hump of camel with rope around neck; nude man, with simian-like face, wearing shoes, kneels with joined hands raised; and man, wearing helmet, with right hand on face and left arm raised.
Ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.
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