225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
England, probably Oxford, ca. 1325-1330
MS M.700 fol. 115r
Hand of God emerges from cloudy arc of heaven, blessing man with hands raised, in boat with animal-headed prow, on water.
Figure against gold diapered background within initial D with ornament of foliage; spandrels decorated with diapered ornament.
Margins decorated with rectilinear foliate extensions and sprigs of foliage.
In right margin, hooded hybrid man, and heraldic escutcheon of du Bois (argent, two bars and a canton gules).
In lower margin, heraldic escutcheon of Tuchet (ermine, a chevron gules) flanked by two hybrid men, wearing pointed hoods, one winged.
In left margin, heraldic escutcheon of du Bois (argent, two bars and a canton gules).
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