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

Italy, Florence, between 1470 and 1475
MS M.497 fol. 195r

See more information »

Margins and initial M with floreate ornament.
In top margin is medallion enclosing bunch of pine cones. Flanking the medallion are two birds. In left margin is bird.
In bottom margin is central medallion enclosing unidentified Italian (?) arms (argent a bend azure charged with three fleur-de-lis, accompanied by two lions argent). The medallion is supported by two winged putti (cherubs). Flanking the central medallion are two medallions, each enclosing pebble (emblem of Francesco Sassetti).

(7 of 9)