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. 46r
Christ: Miracle of raising Lazarus -- Christ raises right forefinger and extends left hands toward Lazarus, partially drapped, kneeling (?) with joined hands raised. Behind are three men, wearing hats, one with hand covering nose, and woman, wearing veil, with joined hands raised. Scene in landscape setting, within architectural frame.
Elisha: raising Son of Shunammite Woman -- Shunammite woman, veiled, sits with joined hands raised, beside bed, upon which reclines infant, nude. At right, Elisha leans over bed and touches the infant with his left hand. Scene in room, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, HELISEE DONNA SECOURS AU FILS MORT QUO LUI PRESENTA IESUS AUSSI RESSUSCITA LE LAZARE MORT DE TROPS IOURS.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including violas, daisies, and roses, inhabited by bird. Scroll with pseudo-inscription in left margin.
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