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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 335r

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Miniature, vignette, right: Christ: Peter demanding Reward -- Christ, cross-nimbed, with both hands on book stands before Apostle Peter, wearing belted tunic, gesturing, issuing from right hand scroll inscribed ECCE NOS RELINQUIMUS OMNIA QUIR ERGO ERIT NOBIS, another apostle (with only nimbi visible) behind the Peter. Scene in hilly landscape with trees. Text is read at end of Twelfth Lesson in Feast of Conversion of Apostle Paul (from Matthew 19:27). Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry.

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