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Book of Hours
Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 17r

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Evangelist Matthew sits on bench in room, right hand holding pen, left hand leafing through open book on lectern with inkpot. Before him stands Evangelist symbol (man/angel) holding open book.
At bottom of miniature, two winged putti hold up text block as well as scroll inscribed SI L'AVIENT AR.
Scene within gold frame.

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