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. 45v
Christ: teaching -- Group of men sit before Christ, rays as nimbus, standing, raising left forefinger and extending right hand. Scene in room with window, within architectural frame.
Ahab: imprisoning Micaiah -- Soldier, wearing armor and holding spear, faces prophet, possibly Micaiah, raising left forefinger. Scene in front of building, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, POUR PRESEFYIER VERITABLEMENT EUT LE PROPHETE AFFLICTION JESUS AUSSI SEMBLABLEMENT EN SOUFFRIR MORT ET PASSION
Margins decorated with floreate border, including cornflowers, thistles, and columbines, inhabited by bird and by hybrid man, wearing hood.
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