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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1470
MS M.366. Fol. 018r

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Evangelist Luke, wearing hat, sits on bench at desk and writes in open book. At right is evangelist symbol (ox), winged. Scene in room with two windows open onto garden, with trees and fence.
Margins are decorated with floreate border, including strawberries and grapevines, inhabited by bird and by bear and wild man (?), wrestling (Scene, Burlesque: Wrestling).

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