225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, possibly Saint-Omer, 13th century
MS M.79 fol. 69r
Psalm 063 (Vulg., 062) -- Initial D of Deus enclosing hybrid animal with long neck against gold background; the initial’s ascender extending across left, upper, and right margins partly formed by dragon-like hybrid animal biting stave and terminating in head of hybrid animal; the initial’s descender extending across left, lower, and right margins partly formed by dragon-like hybrid animal biting the frame and terminating in foliage, on which stands man, wearing tunic, bare-breasted, standing on one leg, raising sword, possibly over other leg (trimmed). Initial D and marginal illustrations of Psalm 63.
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