225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

France, between 1225 and 1250
MS M.66 fol. 116r

See more information »

Naomi and Elimelech: in Moab (?) -- In upper register of initial I, Elimelech (?), wearing hat, holding walking stick with right hand, standing below arch topped by crenellated wall. Below, Naomi (?), wearing berbette, holding staff or sword with right hand, raising left hand, standing below arch looking upward. Initial decorated with foliate ornament; fantastic animal, mouth open, as base of initial. Beginning of Ruth.

(9 of 76)