225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 261v
1) Virgin -- In initial S decorated with geometric ornament and diapered spandrels, two virgin saints, including one with a palm, confront two virgin saints, including one with palm.
2) Saint, Male: Scene, Martyrdom -- In initial C decorated with geometric ornament and diapered spandrels, a male executioner with a sword beheads a nimbed saint kneeling with his joined hands raised in prayer, before a nimbed saint raising left hand, and a man.
3) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with foliage and inhabited by a dog pursuing a rabbit, two birds, and two hybrid birds, including one as two-headed eagle.
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