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Book of Hours
Netherlands, ca. 1500
MS M.156 fol. 155v

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1) Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, wearing hat, holding open book with left hand, stands next to pig before brick wall.
2) Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- Nicholas, nimbed, wearing miter and bishop's vestments, raising right hand in blessing and holding crozier with left hand, stands next to barrel in which are three youths, nude, two with joined hands. Brick wall in background.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament, including viola, strawberry, thistle, and columbine

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