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France, Lorraine, 1490-1495
MS M.1039 fol. 13r

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Evangelist, John: Scene, on Patmos -- Evangelist John, nimbed, is seated writing with right hand on scroll, held with his left hand, on his lap. At right, is Evangelist Symbol (eagle), nimbed.
Scene on island with rocky outcrop, and with buildings on shores in distance.
Margins decorated with border of stripes of floreate ornament including daisy and viola.

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