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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 149r

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Initial D enclosing head of man, wearing hat, at beginning of twelfth lesson of Matins, Septuagesima Sunday. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by bust of man amid foliage, wearing hat, flanked above and below by angel, playing trumpet, and vignette of two men, conversing, one wearing soft hat. In background, one of two men, with knife pruning vines on trellis; buildings in far distance (right); head of man as terminal of foliage, bust of man amid foliage (right and lower).

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