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. 434v
Initial R enclosing possibly soldier raising shield with left hand at beginning of Collect, Respice quaesumus domine super ... Initial D enclosing possibly soldier raising shield with left hand at beginning of Collect, Deus qui de beate marie virginis utero ... Initial O enclosing enclosing helmeted soldier with right hand holding spear and with left hand holding shield at beginning of Collect, Omnipotens sempitern deus da cordibus nostris ... Initial D enclosing recumbent lion at beginning of Collect, Deus qui nos concedis omnium sanctorum ... Initial P enclosing pair of scourges at beginning of Collect, Perpetua quaesumus domine pace custodi ... Text is for Suffrages after Lauds to Holy Cross, Virgin Mary, John Baptist, and All Saints. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by dragon, with tongue protruding,entwined with foliage (left); and hybrid animal amid foliage (lower).
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