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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1495
M.388 fol. 13r

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Half-figure of Evangelist John, nimbed, writing with right hand in book held with left hand. Evangelist symbol (eagle) at right.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, including viola, strawberry, daisy, thistle and rose, and inhabited by birds and fantastic animal.

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