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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 197r

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Initial D enclosing half-figure of Agatha of Catania, nimbed and veiled, holding book with right hand.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: nude youth wearing hat, raising left hand, seated on bench; boar with collar and lead held by left front paw of fox walking on hind legs, carrying spear with right front leg (Scene, Burlesque).

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