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Prayer book
France, Paris, ca. 1490
MS H.3 fol. 188v

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Upper miniature:
Cecilia of Rome, nimbed, holding palm with right hand and open book with both hands, standing in room with decorated walls.
Lower miniature:
Susanna: with Elders -- Nude Susanna, nimbed, hands crossed on breast, standing in tub of water, is flanked by two elders wearing hats, one raising left hand and the other raising right hand.
Exterior scene with tree, wall and portal.

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