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Bible Historiale
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.394 fol. 1r

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Peter Comestor: Scene, teaching -- Peter Comestor, hooded, seated on chair with canopy behind lectern, on which rests open book with pseudo-inscription, addresses four tonsured clerics seated on benches. Scene within room with tile floor, leaded-glass windows, and wall hanging.
In left, lower, upper, and center margin, ivy-rinceaux foliate decoration.

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