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France, Rouen or Orléans, last quarter of 15th century
MS G.4 fol. 28v

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Genevieve of Paris: Scene, Candle lighted by Angel -- Genevieve, nimbed holding candle with right hand and looking toward open book held in left hand is flanked by angel holding candle to her candle, and by devil, winged, holding bellows.
Initial O inhabited by bird.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including dianthus growing in pot with trellis, and rose, and inhabited by hybrid man shooting arrow with bow held in left hand.

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