225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, Paris, ca. 1244-1254
MS M.638 fol. 20r
Samuel: brought to Eli -- One of three men, with staff in right hand, drives three oxen; one, wearing conical hat, holds measure of grain, and the third holds pitcher. Hannah kneels, extending child Samuel's hand toward Eli, with his head draped, seated under altar-canopy beside draped altar on which is cross-surmounted Ark of Covenant; hanging lamp. Illustration of I Samuel 1:24.
Samuel: serving in Temple -- One of four men kneels slaying one of three sheep with knife (sacrifice). Samuel, wearing cap, with kitchen fork in right hand extracts sacrifice from cauldron suspended by ratcher device over fire, and with left hand proffers bowl to priest with his head draped (cooking). Eli (?) stands under altar-canopy beside draped altar on which is cross-surmounted Ark of Covenant. Illustration of I Samuel 2:18.
Scenes with architectural frames.
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