225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, ca. 1540
MS M.218 fol. 119v
Solomon: Judgment -- Two women, including one kneeling, both gesturing, are before Solomon, crowned, gesturing and holding scepter, seated on throne beneath canopy on raised dais, upon which lies dead infant. Flanking Solomon are three men, including one wearing hat, and three soldiers, including one holding sword in right hand and infant by the arm in left hand; and by two wearing helmets, one with separ. Classical ruins in background.
Miniature enclosed in architectural frame composed of pilasters with carved figures and other classical elements.
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