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Book of Hours
Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1445
M.287 fol. 15r

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Evangelist Luke, nimbed, wearing cap, is seated on bench at desk. He extends both hands to open book on the desk. Lectern with book is at left. Evangelist symbol (ox) is in foreground.
Figures in room open to exterior where fence is visible.
Miniature and text surrounded by gold frame on three sides. Margins decorated with border of rinceaux, foliate and floreate ornament.

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