225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Vaticinia de summis pontificibus
Italy, Lombardy, ca. 1465
MS M.272 fol. 4v
Benedict XII, inscribed DOMINUS JACOBUS DE FURNO QUI ET BENEDICTUS XII PAPA, wearing triple-crowned papal tiara, raises right hand above bird, possibly eagle, above which are six stars. To right is fleuron-tipped crown surmounted by triple-crowned papal tiara with infulae. Below text, motto of Pope Benedict XII, SEX LUCIDABIT PLANETAS ET UNUS FINALITER IPSIUS FULGOREM EXCEDET. Folio numbered "Decimus" at upper margin.
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