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. 28r
1) David: offering to fight Goliath -- Four soldiers, in mail, armed with spears, stand behind Saul, crowned, in mail, with scabbard at waist. He extends left hand toward David, wearing scrip (burse) at waist, with right hand raised and pedum in left hand. Illustration of I Samuel 17:37.
2) David: arming himself before Saul -- Three soldiers, in mail, armed with spears, attend Saul, crowned, in mail, with scabbard at waist. He places visor on David, in mail, with left hand on scabbard at waist, standing beside tree. Illustration of I Samuel 17:38.
David: choosing Stones -- Two soldiers, in mail, armed with spears, attend Saul, crowned, in mail, with spear in left hand and with right hand pointing to David removing mail. Sword and visor lie on ground; tree.
To right, David, with pedum under arm and stones in fold of garment in right hand, chooses stone from stream; two trees. Illustration of I Samuel 17:40.
Scenes with architectural frames.
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