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Book of Hours
Belgium, ca. 1490
MS S.7 fol. 47v

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Evangelist Matthew, nimbed, wearing hat, sits on bench with scroll in his lap and extends pen held in right hand to ink pot held in right hand of angel (Evangelist Symbol). Scene in room with arched leaded glass windows and cloth wall hangings.
Margin with scattered flowers, including roses, violas, columbine, and zinnias.

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