225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

« Previous Next »   Thumbnails

Book of Hours
France, Angers or Tours, ca. 1460
MS M.199 fol. 16r

See more information »

Evangelist, John: Scene, on Patmos -- Evangelist John, nimbed, writing with quill in right hand, and resting knife held in left hand, on scroll on his lap, sits on island with back to rocky outcrop. Evangelist symbol (eagle) is at left holding stylus case and inkpot in beak. Two swans swim in foreground; buildings of city in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

(2 of 34)