225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Paris, ca. 1244-1254
MS M.638 fol. 8v
1) Moses: Plague, Murrain of Beasts -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from cloud above Aaron and Moses with rod in right hand extended toward four dead animals before crowned Pharaoh. He raises right hand to his breast, holds fleur-de-lis scepter in left hand, and sits on throne with footstool. One of two magicians, wearing conical caps, raises hands. Illustration of Exodus 9:6.
2) Moses: Plague of Locusts, and Moses: Plague of Hail -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from cloud above Aaron and Moses with rod in right hand, touching nine locusts eating grain before crowned Pharaoh. With his hands raised, he sits with legs crossed on throne with footstool under fire and hail falling from clouds; hail breaks tree; magician raises right hand to his conical hat. Illustration of Exodus 10:13-19 and Exodus 9:23-33.
1) Moses: Passover proclaimed -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from cloud above Aaron and Moses with rod on right shoulder, addressing two Israelites, one with conical cap. In foreground, Israelite lets blood of slain lamb into cup. Illustration of Exodus 12:21-27.
Moses: Passover -- To right, Israelite, with bowl in left hand, inscribes T above door. Illustration of Exodus 12:28.
Moses: Plague of Firstborn -- To right, nimbed angel descends with sword in right hand piercing skull of slain Egyptian before doorway of house at which is dead lamb. Illustration of Exodus 12:29.
2) Moses: before Pharaoh -- Pharaoh, crowned, sits on throne with footstool, holds fleur-de-lis scepter in right hand, and raises left hand. Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from cloud above Aaron and Moses with rod in right hand, looking back toward the Pharaoh. Illustration of Exodus 12:31, 32.
Moses: Departure from Egypt -- To right, Israelite woman, wearing snood, holds nimbed child; two men carry sacks; one of two children carries sack; two oxen; above, pillar of fire. Illustration of Exodus 12:37, 38.
Scenes with architectural frames.
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