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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 307r

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Miniature, vignette, right margin: Christ: Miracle of healing Lepers Ten -- Group of lepers (most with only heads visible), kneeling, the foremost with hat slung on back and hands clasped, all before Christ, cross-nimbed, with right hand raised in blessing. Scene in hilly landscape with trees and city buildings in distance. Miniature for text read after Twelfth Lesson on the Fourteenth Sunday after Feast of Trinity. Initial O enclosing head of man at beginning of Collect "Omnipotens sempiterne deus da nobis fidei spei et caritatis ..." Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry, inhabited by busts of two men amid foliage (lower).

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