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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 417r

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Miniature, column, right: Stephen Protmartyr, nimbed, with stone lodged in tonsured head, with right hand holding stone and with left hand holding book; in rrom with vaulted ceiling, eight arched windows and tiled floor. Miniature at beginning of Chapter for Feast of Single Martyr. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry, inhabited by two prophets, wearing hats, emerging from clouds, holding scrolls inscribed P(RE)CIOSA IN C(ONSPECTU) and IUSTUS S(UNT) (?) (right).

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