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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 154r

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Initial I enclosing half figure of Evangelist Luke, with joined hands raised, at beginning of Third Nocturn, Seventh Lesson of Matins for Sunday in Sexagesima, Luke 08:04. Margin, right: Christ: Parable, Sower -- Within rectangular vignette, man, wearing soft hat, with right hand sows seeds from apron gathered in left hand, two birds and buildings in background. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by bust of man amid foliage and angel, partly kneeling, with both hands extended (right).

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