225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia, 1465-1480
MS M.854 fol. 9v
In left panel of vignette in lower margin is woman, wearing hennin (Virgo). In background are distant trees.
In right panel of vignette in lower margin are two men, one raising mallet overhead in both hands, and the other holding rod in right hand and ring in left hand, flanking barrel (Month, Occupation: August). In background are distant trees.
Left margin decorated with foliate ornament.
Miniature and ornament executed in grisaille and gold tones with color accents.
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