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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 162r

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Initial H enclosing half figure of possibly Apostle Paul, beneath rays, with joined hands raised, looking up toward bust of God, emerging from cloudy arc of Heaven, at beginning of Vespers for Saturday in Quadragesima, 2 Corinthians 06:01-02. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, inhabited by half figure of man, gesturing, flanked above and below by angels, one holding scroll inscribed IEIUNIUS (right); half figures of two men, wearing hats, gesturing amid foliage (upper and lower right).

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