225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 36r
John of Lycopolis: Scene, assailed by Demons and praying -- John of Lycopolis, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, with rosary tied to waist, with right hand holding book and with left hand raised to one of three winged and horned devils, issuing flames from mouths and hindquarters, all raising clubs, and one holding scourge.
To far right, John of Lycopolis, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, kneeling with joined hands raised, before altar on which is cross on base, in building, possibly chapel, group of horned and winged devils departing to upper right.
Illustration of Rufinus of Aquileia, Historia Monachorum in Aegypto, Chapter 1.
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