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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 229v

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Margin, left: Christ: teaching -- Christ, cross-nimbed, gesturing toward group of at least four men (two with only heads visible) all wearing hats, the foremost two gesturing. Scene in hilly and grassy landscape with city buildings in background. Miniature for beginning of Lauds for Fourth Sunday after Octave of Easter, John 16:23. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry, inhabited by angel, gesturing (left).

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