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Book of Hours
France, perhaps Paris, ca. 1475
MS S.5 fol. 16r

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Evangelist Luke, nimbed, sits on throne with animal ornaments with writing desk with scroll before him. Laying on tile floor before him is ox (Evangelist Symbol). Scene in room with fireplace, arched doorway, and statues in niches in pendants hanging from roof.
Initial I enclosing frog.
Margins with foliate ornament, inhabited by grasshopper.

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