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France, Paris, ca. 1250
MS G.31 fol. 1r

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Jerome, tonsured, wearing monk's habit, seated on bench, holding knife with left hand and writing with pen in right hand on scroll inscribed S(AN)C(TU)S IHERONIM(US).
Scene on gold background within initial F decorated with foliate and geometric ornament. Fantastic animal as extension to initial in left margin; fish in upper margin.
Beginning of Jerome, Epistle to Paulinus.

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