225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1430-1435
MS M.359 fol. 37v
Innocents: Massacre commanded -- Herod the Great, wearing hat, seated on throne, raises right hand toward helmeted soldier, with saber sheathed at waist, holding halberd in left hand, kneeling on one knee. In background is cloth wall hanging and diaper pattern. Scene in medallion in left margin.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux, foliate, and vinescroll ornament.
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