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
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 6r

See more information »

Month, Occupation: June -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, left, man wearing hat, short tunic, and rolled hose, holding scythe with both hands against background of diaper.
Zodiac Sign: Cancer -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, right, lobster.
Initials KL each enclosing bust of man wearing hat.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by fantastic animal and by man wearing hood, kneeling, holding hand crutch with right hand and grasping vine (?) with left.

(9 of 362)