225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of Hours
France, ca. 1470
MS M.28 fol. 16r
Evangelist Matthew, with scalloped nimbus, wearing cap, writing with pen on open book with pseudo-inscription, sits on faldstool. Beside him stands man, with scalloped nimbus (Evangelist symbol), before patterned wall hanging.
Amid foliate ornament in margins are fox-faced hybrid with bat wings; birds; hooded man playing bagpipe; swan with wings extended; and cat, licking its back.
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