225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 272v
Solomon: addressing the Elders -- Initial O enclosing Solomon, crowned, gesturing, seated on throne decorated with foliage, before two seated men (one with only head visible), and book on ground; against gold background. Reading from Ecclesiastes in Post-Pentecost season. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration inhabited by half figures of two prophets, wearing draped headgear, emerging from cloudy arcs, holding scrolls inscribed PRIOR OMNIUM EST and DILECTIO DEI (left).
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