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

Farnese Hours
Italy, Rome, 1546
M.69, fol. 50v

See more information »

Left margin:
In three niches, from top to bottom: statue of bust of man, wearing laurel wreath, body draped with clasp on right shoulder; soldier, wearing plumed helmet, holding spear with right hand and shield with human face with left hand; statue of nude man, possibly Apollo, holding lyre with both hands.
Lower margin:
Landscape with city, possibly Rome, on banks of stream, bridge, fisherman sitting on rocks.
Landscape continues on facing page.
Text is from Hours of the Virgin, Compline.

(37 of 65)