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Gospel lectionary single leaves
Russia, Moscow, 1596

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Evangelist Mark, name inscribed in Russian, nimbed, seated on bench with footstool, writing on parchment sheet held in left hand, inscribed with Mark 1:1. Beside him is desk with inkpots, stylus, and open book also inscribed with Mark 1:1.
Behind him are buildings.
Miniature is framed with floreate border.

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