225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 283r
1) Christ: Flight into Egypt -- In initial D decorated with geometric ornament and diapered backgrounds, Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, holds swaddled, cross-nimbed Christ Child and sits sideways on bridled ass led by Joseph the Carpenter carrying draped staff on shoulder.
2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with interlace and foliage, enclosing six French heraldic escutcheons, including Count of Soissons (one) and Count of Grandpr³b (two), in medallions and inhabited by seven birds, including one flying, hybrid bird, ahybrid man, and draped hybrid animal.
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