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Book of Hours
Belgium, probably Brussels, 1533
MS M.491 fol. 59v

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Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, hooded, kneeling against rocky outcropping, holds open book in both hands. Head of pig appears behind him. Bell on ground next to rocky outcropping.
In background is landscape inhabited with figure, possibly monk, walking toward monastery.
Miniature and text framed by architectural border.
Initial O decorated with foliate ornament begins suffrage to Anthony Abbot the Great.

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