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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.197 fol. 8v

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Evangelist Luke, nimbed, wearing hat, is seated, writing on scroll held on lap with left hand. Evangelist symbol (ox) is at right.
Margin, left:
Man, possibly prophet, wearing hat, indicating Luke.
Margin, lower:
Animal in tree looking toward winged (?) hybrid man, wearing hood.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament.

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