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France, Paris, between 1511 and 1520
M.813 fol. 27v

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Evangelist Mark, nimbed, sits on bench. In his raised right he holds stylus, and an inkwell in his left hand. At left is his symbol (lion), winged, holding book is his front paws. Behind them is arcade open onto landscape setting.
Scene within architectural frame, with putti holding garland. At bottom of frame, initial T is in escutcheon.

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