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Book of Hours
France, perhaps in Bourges, ca. 1460
M.430 fol. 231v

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Catherine of Alexandria, nimbed, wearing crown, holds open book with pseudo-inscription in right hand and sword in left hand. Behind her is wheel. She stands upon Maxentius, holding scimitar in right hand. Figures are in room with rose window and lancets, within architectural frame.
In margin is floreate border, including roses and strawberries.

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