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Book of hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1460-1470
MS M.1160. Fol. 013r

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In upper left quadrant:
Beneath rays, Evangelist John, nimbed, holds pen in right hand and writes on scroll with pseudo-inscriptions on lap, beside eagle, as Symbol, all on rocky shore with two trees, water and hills in background.
In upper right quadrant:
Evangelist Mark, nimbed, holds pen in right hand raised to breast, and places left hand on lap beside scroll with pseudo-inscriptions, is seated on cushion, beneath canopy, beside lion, as Symbol, in interior room with paneled walls and tiled floor.

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