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France, Paris, between 1511 and 1520
M.813 fol. 26r

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Evangelist Matthew, nimbed, sits on bench at desk, upon which is open book with pseudo-inscription. He extends his right hand toward his symbol (angel), nimbed, holding open book with pseudo-inscription in both hands. Scene in room.
Scene within architectural frame, with putti holding garland. At bottom are three lion heads and garland. Initial R is in escutcheon.

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