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. 49r
Judas: receiving Silver -- Judas, holds sack in right hand and extends left hand toward one of two priests, wearing hood and hat, extending hands toward coins on table. Scene in room, within architectural frame.
Joseph: sold to Ishmaelites -- Man, wearing hat extends right hand and raises right forefinger across table toward man, wearing hat, extending left hand. Behind are Joseph and man, wearing hat. Scene in room with window, within architectural frame.
Caption between vignettes reads, PAR VNG DE SES FRERES VENDU FUT IOSEPH A GE(N)S ESTRANGIERS PAR QUI JUDAS EST ENTENDU VENDANT IESUS TRENTE DENIERS.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including thistles and strawberries, inhabited by bird.
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