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Book of Hours
France, Poitiers, ca. 1415
MS M.743 fol. 164r

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John Baptist, nimbed, stands in wilderness and with right hand gestures to Lamb of God, with crossed nimbus, standing on hind legs on book held in John's left hand, and with forelegs on John's shoulder. Gold foliate pattern background.
Margins with ivy-rinceaux and floreate ornament, with bands of foliate decoration.

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