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. 4r
1) Lot: Departure from Sodom -- Fire falls from clouds on collapsing buildings and fallen figures. Lot's wife, wearing kerchief around forehead, looks back, turned to statue of salt. Lot, wearing cap, leads two daughters to right. Illustration of Genesis 19:17-28.
2) Jacob: instructed by Rebecca -- Rebecca, wearing headdress, clothes Jacob, holding dish of venison in right hand and standing beside tree. Illustration of Genesis 27:15-17.
Isaac: blessing Jacob -- To right, Jacob kneels, holding dish of venison in right hand and extending left hand grasped by Isaac seated in chair under draped curtain. Illustration of Genesis 27:18-23.
1) Esau: hunting -- Two dogs accompany Esau, with three arrows in belt, drawing bow and aiming arrow at stag on mount with trees. Illustration of Genesis 27:5.
Isaac: Esau bringing Venison -- To right, Esau, with three arrows in belt and bow over shoulder, kneels, presenting dish of venison to Isaac seated in chair under draped curtain. Illustration of Genesis 27:30-33.
2) Jacob: Dream -- Six nimbed angels ascend and descend ladder toward Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerging from clouds; Jacob sleeps on ground. Illustration of Genesis 28:11-15.
Jacob: anointing Stone of Bethel -- To right, Jacob pours oil from vessel over altar; above, Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, with book in left hand, emerges from cloud. Illustration of Genesis 28:18.
Scenes with architectural frames.
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