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France, Savoy or Besançon, ca. 1470
MS M.196 fol. 107r

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Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, looking at open book held in right hand, and holding bell and crutch in left hand, stands with flames at his feet. His cloak is inscribed with cross of Hospitallers. Pig stands next to him. Figures are in room with vaulted ceiling, windows, and stand beneath arch.
Margin, right:
Anthony Abbot the Great and Paul the Hermit: Scene, Raven bringing Food -- Anthony Abbot and Paul, both nimbed, reach up toward loaf (?) held by raven hovering above them.
Margins decorated with rectilinear frame around miniature and text, and with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

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