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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1460
M.387 fol. 98v

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Sylvester of Rome: Scene, binding the Dragon -- Next to mouth of cave, Sylvester, nimbed, wearing triple crowned tiara surmounted by cross and cope, grasps neck of winged dragon with right hand, supporting cross staff with left arm.
Exterior scene with trees and buildings in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, including daisy.

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