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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS H.5 fol. 109v
Elijah: Offering consumed -- Elisha, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, kneels with joined hands raised. Bread on ground in front of him. Scene in landscape setting.
Elijah: Offering consumed -- Elisha, nimbed, wearing monk's habit, eats bread held in his left hand and holds walking stick in his right hand. Scene in landscape setting.
Caption between vignettes reads, LE PAIN TROUUA EN SESUEILLANT HELYE P(ER) D'UNNE EN SEIGNE DE QUOY IL ME(N)GA EN ALLANT JUSQ(UE) SUS OREB LA MONTAIGNE.
Margins decorated with floreate border, including roses, violas, and cornflowers, inhabited by hybrid animal holding serpent in both hands.
Head of fantastic animal in decorated initial U.
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