225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, possibly Saint-Omer, 13th century
MS M.79 fol. 155r
Psalm 136 (Vulg., 135) -- Initial C of Confitemini enclosing hybrid man with two-legged body against gold background; the initial’s ascender partly formed by winged hybrid animal biting its back; the descender partly formed by bald and bearded man, with right hand raising sword and with left hand grasping hairs of severed head (beheading). Initial C and marginal illustrations of Psalm 136.
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