225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, possibly Saint-Omer, 13th century
MS M.79 fol. 9r
Psalm 002 (Vulg., 002) -- Initial Q of Quare enclosing head of veiled and crowned woman, head inclined, against gold background; the initial’s ascender and descender formed by pair of dragon-like hybrid animals, biting the stave, extending across upper and lower margins; in upper margin, perching hybrid animal (trimmed); and lower right margin on which stands fool (trimmed), wearing fool’s hat, with both hands holding cymbals (?). Initial Q and marginal illustrations of Psalm 2.
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