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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460-1470
MS M.25 fol. 1v

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Evangelist Mark, nimbed, wearing hat, stands next to lectern on which is open book; books are also in compartment below. Evangelist symbol (lion) is behind him. Bookshelves with curtains are to right of lectern.
Figure in vaulted room with windows, and with arched opening to rocky landscape. Grisaille miniature with color accents.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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