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
Belgium, perhaps Bruges or Valenciennes, ca. 1470
MS M.285 fol. 261v

See more information »

Job: with Wife -- Job, nimbed, wearing loin cloth, sits on dung heap, with joined hands raised. Before him stand his wife, veiled, gesturing, and two men, both wearing hats and playing horns. In background are houses beyond picket fence.
Margins with foliate and vinescroll ornament. In lower margin is escutcheon with arms of Sivry (barry of twelve argent and azure an estoile or).

(76 of 78)