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Book of Hours
Tours, France, ca. 1465-1468 ; Bourges, France, ca. 1470
MS M.834 fol. 19r

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Evangelist Mark, nimbed, sits in chair in room, left hand holding open book on lap, right hand dipping pen in inkpot on table with three other pens and three books. Beside him, Evangelist symbol (lion) sits on floor behind lectern with open books.
At bottom of miniature, two winged putti hold up text block as well as scroll twice inscribed with SI L'AVIENT AR.
Scene within gold frame.

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