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Prayer book
Italy, Milan, ca. 1430
MS M.944 fol. 8v

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Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, head draped, wearing black habit, holding cord attached to bell with right hand and crozier with left hand, supporting book (?) with left arm at waist.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament. In upper margin, scene title S(ANCTUS) ANTONI(US).
Beginning of prayer on feast of Anthony Abbot the Great, January 17.

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