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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.231 fol. 15v

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Evangelist Luke, nimbed and wearing hat is seated with feet on footstool, writing with stylus in right hand on scroll on his lap. Winged Evangelist symbol (ox) sits at his feet.
Scene in room with shelf on which are four books.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including daisy, viola and possibly bellflower.

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