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Book of Hours
France, Paris, 1490-1500
MS M.7 fol. 84r

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In vignette in right margin is John Baptist, wearing garment of skins, kneeling on knee beside book, with joined hands raised toward Lamb of God, nimbed, with bannered cross-staff, laying on top of cliff beside trees.
In vignette in lower margin are Apostle Paul, holding sword in both hands; Apostle Peter, holding key in right hand; and Apostle James Major, wearing pilgrim's hat and holding open book with pseudo-inscription and staff, all nimbed. In background is distant landscape.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament.

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