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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 7r

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Evangelist, John: Scene, on Patmos -- Evangelist John, nimbed, is seated, holding open book on lap. At left Evangelist symbol (eagle) holds stylus case (?) in beak.
Scene in landscape with rocks and trees, with water in foreground and background; hills in distance.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by butterfly and hybrid animal wearing hat.

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