225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 177v
Miniature, upper: Micah: prophesying at Samaria -- Three men, wearing hats, look toward Micah, wearing turban-like headgear, gesturing with both hands. Text is first lesson in first nocturn for Matins on fifth Sunday in November. Miniature, center: Nahum as half-figure, wearing hat, hands in sleeves, in landscape. Text is first lesson in first nocturn for Matins on Monday following the fifth Sunday in November. Miniature, lower: Habakkuk: communicating with God -- Habakkuk, as half-figure, with joined hands raised, looks up toward half-figure of God, crowned, raising right hand, holding globe with left hand, emerging from cloud. Text is first lesson in first nocturn for Matins on Tuesday following the fifth Sunday in November. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including holly, campanula, thistle, strawberry, grapes, daisy and cornflower, and inhabited by hybrid wild man and fantastic animal.
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