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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.231 fol. 19v

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Winged Evangelist symbol (lion) stands next to Evangelist Mark, nimbed, wearing cap, raising stylus in right hand and holding scroll on lap with left hand, seated before cloth of honor.
Figures in room with wood ceiling, and shelf on which are four books.
Miniature within arched frame two trilobed arches decorated with architectural ornament.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by bird and monkey.

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