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Book of Hours
France, possibly Lille, ca. 1445
M.304 fol. 16r

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Within initial D, Job, nude, his body covered with sores, holds scourge in each hand.
Figure in landscape with trees and rocky outcrop.
Margins decorated with border of foliate ornament inhabited by man wearing hat, hands raised, kneeling amid leaves; man wearing hat grasping vine ascending from initial; man wearing hood playing recorder; nude man wearing hat, seating on leaf stem, playing recorder.

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