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. 14r
Psalm 008 (Vulg., 008) -- Initial D of Domine enclosing bust of man against gold background; the initial’s ascender formed by dragon-like hybrid animal biting stave and extending into upper right margin terminating in head of long-eared ass; the descender formed by dragon-like hybrid animal extending into lower and right margin terminating in bust of helmeted soldier, with right hand aiming arrow in bow held with left hand. Initial D and marginal illustrations of Psalm 8.
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