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Initial with the three persons of the Trinity, cutting from a 15th century Italian choir book
Italy, Milan, second quarter of 15th century
MS M.558.4r

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Trinity: Three Persons -- Three persons of Trinity, cross-nimbed, are seated at draped table before three goblets. Each raises right hand in blessing and holds book in left hand.
Table is within landscape setting. In front of table, in foreground, rabbit nibbles grass. In background is deer. Male figure plows field beside house with plow pulled by ass.
Scene within initial G decorated with foliate ornament.

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