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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 314v

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Miniature, vignette, left margin: Christ: Miracle of healing Son of Ruler -- Christ, cross-nimbed, with right hand raised in blessing and with left hand holding book beside Ruler, crowned, wearing fur-trimmed garments, gesturing. Both before house-like building and further buildings in distance. Miniature for text read after Twelfth Lesson on the Twenty-first Sunday after Feast of Trinity. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry, inhabited by half figures of two men, one gesturing and the other holding open book with pseudo-inscriptions, both emerging from clouds (left).

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