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
France, ca. 1430
MS M.64 fol. 4r

See more information »

Month, Occupation: April -- Woman seated, wearing headdress, right hand raised, holding mirror or basin in left hand, is surrounded by three men, one offering flowers to her, and another kneeling on ground gathering flowers into his hat (?), and by two women, one holding garland (?) above her head with right hand and girdle of third man with her left. Scene in vaulted architectural setting.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, including strawberry.

(7 of 47)