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Italy, Florence, between 1490 and 1499
MS M.14 fol. 140r

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- Historiated initial V enclosing eight tonsured monks standing beside cross-inscribed bier.
In margins is foliate ornament. In medallions at right and top are arms of Pitti-Taddei de'Gaddi (bendy nebuly argent and sable, and azure a cross bottonnĀ³be or).

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