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

Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 4r

See more information »

Month, Occupation: April -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, left, man wearing hat, raising right hand, holding branch with left hand, against background of diaper.
Zodiac Sign: Taurus -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, right, bull.
Initials KL each enclosing bust of man, one possibly monk.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by hybrid man, carrying bundle of wood on back, and by fantastic animal.

(6 of 362)