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, ca. 1500
MS H.5 fol. 44r
Christ: Purging of Temple -- Christ, rays as nimbus, raises right hand holding stick to strike money changer, wearing hat, kneeling on ground, raising right hand, in front of second money changer, wearing hat. Coins on ground in foreground. Scene in room with portal, within architectural frame.
Darius I of Persia: Decree -- Man stands beside Darius, extending right hand toward man, wearing armor on legs. All wear hats. Behind are group of soldiers (only tops of heads of all but one visible), wearing armor and holding spears. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, DARE ROY FIST PORTER AUX CHAMPS DU TEMPLE L'INIU(ST) (?) DICITE JESUS PAR SON AUTORITE ET AUSSI EN CHASSA LES MARCHANS
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, thistles, daisies, and strawberries, inhabited by bird and by fantastic animal, winged.
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